Two youth assaulted victims in Corona: Cops

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CORONA — The police were looking for two young men wanted for questioning about two assaults last month.

Police described both suspects as Hispanic males in their late teens or early 20s. One was seen with long dark hair tied in a ponytail wearing a light blue jacket, dark pants and dark shoes and the other, who has short dark hair, was wearing a dark jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt blue jeans and light colored sneakers.

Police said the two approached a 70-year-old man Nov. 24 on 46th Avenue near 111th Street and asked a 70-year-old man if he was Muslim or Hindu before allegedly assaulting him.

The two young men were also wanted in the assault of a 21-year-old man that happened around the same time five blocks away near the corner of 104th Street and 49th Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted by logging on to the Crime Stoppers Website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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