MIDDLE VILLAGE, Queens — A person who was attacked by youngsters in Queens Friday evening is holding an occasion with mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa.
The incident occurred Friday evening at 9 p.m. at seventy fifth Avenue and Juniper Boulevard in Center Village, the NYPD mentioned. A 44-year-old man was strolling his canine within the space when the kids attacked him, hitting him over the pinnacle with a bottle. The person acquired cuts to the highest of his head and lip.
No arrests have been made, the investigation is ongoing.
The sufferer — recognized by Republican mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa as New York Metropolis firefighter John Burke — held a joint press convention Saturday with Curtis Sliwa, famous for his founding of the Guardian Angels and tried tough-on-crime stance. The Angels shall be happening patrols after the occasion.
Sliwa took this assault to name for extra police presence within the park and for a nightfall curfew. And he blasted Mayor Invoice de Blasio for the rise in crimes throughout town.
A spokesman for Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams additionally blasted this Center Village park assault.
“There was a troubling enhance in violent crime in New York, and Eric is pushing a complete plan to make our streets safer, together with new assets for regulation enforcement and sensible deployment of police that forestalls lawlessness.”
Submit tricks to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers cell app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then coming into TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are requested to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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