A Walk in the Park:
Four males were slashed with razors inside Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, NYC Park Advocates has learned.
Four men were sitting on a bench inside the park at 11 p.m. on November 4th, when a group of male Hispanics on bikes approached and began cursing.
Two assailants got off the bikes and pulled razors. One slashed a 41-year-old victim in his hand who was on a cell phone causing him to drop the phone.
The attackers picked it up and when the victim's friends protested, the two attackers slashed his three friends as well.
The victims were all male 41 (phone stolen) 28, 28, and 26.
The incident occurred in the park near northeast corner of 49th Avenue and 111th Street within the confines of the 110 Pct.
Police apprehended the suspects on bikes nearby a few hours later at 2:30 a.m. on November 5th.
From A Walk in the Park:
A walk in the park turned into a nightmare for an Asian husband and wife this week when they were mugged in Kissena Corridor Park.
The couple, male, 34, and female, 31 were in the park near 45 Avenue & Colden St. at 8:50pm when they were approached from behind by two assailants in black wearing masks.
One punched the female in the back of the head causing her to fall on the ground. While she was on the floor one held the husband and twisted his arm behind his back and removed $ 50 from the victim's pants pockets.
The perps fled southbound on Colden St. according to police.
From the Daily News:
A Queens man was found dead in a park, cops said Saturday.
The man was found in Forest Park on Myrtle Ave. near Woodhaven Blvd in Kew Gardens on Friday night around 10 p.m., cops said. He was unconscious and unresponsive.
A city Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.