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Man assaulted outside Flushing supermarket

Police were searching for a man suspected of assault inside a Flushing grocery store.
NYPD
By Gina Martinez

Police were searching for a man suspected of assault inside a Flushing grocery store.

On May 3 at 6:35 p.m. a 28-year-old man said he was paying for grocery items inside the Chung Fat Supermarket, located at 41-82 Main St., and got into a verbal dispute with a man, police said.

Authorities said the victim left the store and was followed by the man, who picked up a rock from the ground and struck the him on the left side of the face outside 134-54 Ave., before running away in an unknown direction.

The victim sustained bruising and a small laceration to his face and refused medical treatment at the scene.

Police described the suspect as an Asian male in his mid-20s, 5-foot-8 inches tall with short straight black hair. Police said he was last seen wearing blue jeans, tan work boots and a white T-shirt with the word “Rowland” written on the front.

Anyone with information about this incident 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 gmartinez@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4566.

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