WANTED: Assault (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to an assault incident that occurred within confines 115 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. in front of 37-68 104 Street, a 30 year-old male victim approached by the individual being sought, and stabbed in the shoulder. The victim was removed to Elmhurst general hospital in stable condition. The individual fled in an unknown direction.

The individual is identified as follows:

  • Ponce, Steven
  • 30 Year old male

 He is described as a male Hispanic, 5′.6″, approximately 260lbs, with a long pony tail, and was last seen wearing a black shirt, and black shorts.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.