Elmhurst folks - please keep a lookout for, and report, suspicious people on your block! EVERYONE who uses the subway needs to be careful - especially females. Go into nearest store and call 911 if you think you're being followed. We gave out WHISTLES at our last couple of meetings. Use it, if necessary!! Keep it in your hand when walking. If someone jumps out at you, you will not have time to call 911, but you can blow the whistle!! Please pass on to folks in the area. We'll bring more whistles to our September meeting.
Roe Daraio, President
Comet Civic Association
Just looking at my weekend crimes and saw an attempted Rape f/o 86-29 59 Ave (not victims address so OK to distribute) at approximately 10 PM. An unknown male (no description given) grabbed a 54 year old female Asian from behind and put his hand over her mouth and threw her to the ground. He took off his pants but thankfully the victim was able to fight him off. He fled towards Seabury.
We do not know if this is related to the Rape in the 112 Pct Friday night, there is no description to match up here. The detectives are investigating.
Please have all your members be aware of their surroundings. If running or walking they should never have ear buds or earphones in both ears so they can hear someone coming. Attempt to stay in well lit areas. Run with friends when possible. If alone, have some sort of whistle to summons help if need be.
Ronald D. Leyson
Commanding Officer, 110th Precinct
94-41 43 Ave, Elmhurst NY 11373