The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, standing about 5-foot-7 with a mustache, police said. The suspect told the victim his name was “Junior,” according to police.
Police Saturday evening were on the hunt for a suspect who allegedly followed and raped a woman in the Rego Park section of Queens.
The 14-month shutdown of the R train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan has begun.
Starting Friday night, there will be no R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.
You might find relief in a nice, cool air-conditioned subway car Saturday, or you might not – given that construction work is altering service for 14 lines than not this weekend.
Getting around some parts of Brooklyn will be a lot harder starting this weekend and it’s only going to get worse.
According to police, the suspect snatched a woman’s iPhone out of her hand around 8:30 p.m. on June 19 on an uptown R train.
The closure will affect the R train, which carries tens of thousands of riders between Manhattan and southern Brooklyn. The work will likely begin in August and is expected to last 12 to 14 months.
In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.
If you’re planning to take the subway this weekend, expect a monkey wrench to be thrown into your plans.
Starting next month, the end of the the line for the 1 train will again be South Ferry.
Police on Wednesday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a man who flashed a woman on a subway near Times Square.
The subways were back up and running in the Flatiron District Saturday, after a large water main break flooded a station and disrupted service.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.
If you use New York City Transit late at night or in the early morning hours, you may need to adjust your travel route this week.