Man wanted in string of robberies in downtown Flushing: NYPD

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Police were searching for a man wanted for questioning in connection with a grand larceny pattern in Flushing.

Between Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 and Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 a suspect removed property from 10 victims in the downtown Flushing area, according to police.

The authorities described the person of interest as a black man in his 40s.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish.

Reach Gina Martinez by e-mail at or by phone at (718) 260–4566.

Updated 11:40 am, February 13, 2018
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Man from Queens says:
Since Flushing is predominantly Asian, a Black male will stand out. Racial profiling will be easy. People like this is making it harder for the black community.
Feb. 19, 2018, 5:40 pm

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