Teen struck by vehicle after being chased into traffic by disturbed man in Queens: NYPD

Kimberly Dole
December 10, 2019 - 11:13 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A teen girl was struck by a vehicle after being chased into traffic by a man in Queens, police say.

Officials released video surveillance Tuesday morning of a man they are searching for in connection to a reckless endangerment.

Police say that on Dec. 6, at 7:40 a.m., the suspect approached a 14-year-old female victim and yelled, "I'm coming for you!" at the southeast corner of 110 Street and Jamaica Avenue. 

The teen, fearing for her life ran into traffic and was struck by a 2001 Audi A6, according to police.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene, and the suspect fled on foot to an unknown direction.

Authorities say the victim sustained serious injuries to her legs.

EMS transported the victim to Cohen Children's Medical Center where she remains in stable condition.

Officials say the man can be seen in surveillance threatening other people the morning of the incident.

Police describe the suspect as a man with a medium complexion, approximately 25-years-old, 5'9" tall, weighing 150 lbs., medium build, with a mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing blue sweatpants, a blue sweatshirt with white lettering on the front, a white hoodie and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.

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