Group of men mug a man in Ozone Park for his transistor radio: cops

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Photo via Google Maps, insets courtesy of the NYPD

Police are looking for a foursome who left a man bruised and bloody after taking his transistor radio in Ozone Park.

On Sunday, Feb. 21 at 9:20 p.m., four men approached a 32-year-old man in the vicinity of 77th Street and 95th Avenue. The four suspects surrounded and assaulted the victim before taking his AM/FM transistor radio and his earphones.


Following the incident, the suspects fled westbound on 95th Avenue. The victim suffered lacerations and bruising to his face.

The suspects are described as black men between the ages of 16 and 20, standing between five feet, seven inches and five feet, ten inches tall. They were last seen wearing dark colored clothing.

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Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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