Cops Seek Suspects in Attack Outside Astoria Nightclub
QUEENS — The NYPD released photos Wednesday of two suspects wanted in a brutal attack outside an Astoria nightclub after an apparent fight over a woman,the NYPD reported.
The two men assaulted two victims with a metal cane and box cutters in front of 32-22 Steinway St. on July 19 about 4 a.m., police said.
"It was possibly a dispute over a girl," said a police source.
Another source added that the two groups might have known each other previously.
The victims, both in their 20s, sustained severe lacerations to their heads and faces. They were rushed to a local hospital, where they were in stable condition, police said.
The suspects, also in their 20s, fled in a waiting beige Cadillac, which then drove south on Steinway Street.
Now cops are asking for the public's help in tracking down the suspects.
One of the men is described as standing about 6-feet-2-inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and khaki pants, police said.
Cops said the second suspect is about 5-feet-9-inches and weighs about 160 pounds. He was wearing a blue tank-top and shorts.
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspects' whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477). Members of the public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.