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Man hits his girlfriend with a dumbbell and runs during a dispute in their Flushing home: cops

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Detectives are looking for a man who struck his girlfriend with a dumbbell during an argument at their Flushing home earlier this week.

According to police, at 1 a.m. on Oct. 17, Shengbin Quan, 43, was involved in a dispute with his 48-year-old girlfriend inside of a residence located in the vicinity of Sanford Avenue and Barclay Avenue.

Things turned physical, law enforcement sources noted, when Quan struck his girlfriend with a 3 pound dumbbell, causing her to sustain a laceration to the head. Following the assault, Quan fled the location in an unknown direction.

Officers from the 109th Precinct and EMS responded to the scene. Paramedics transported the victim to NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens hospital, where she was treated and released.

Quan is described as having brown eyes, black hair, standing 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds.

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Anyone with information in regards to this incident or Quan’s whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 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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