By Geoffrey Croft
A police officer assigned to the US Open apprehended four robbery suspects in the World's Fair Marina in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park after their getaway car broke down.
Police Officer Olivares was on his post at the US Open inside Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on September 1st when he was flagged down by passing motorist who informed him that a man was being assaulted in the parking lot of the nearby marina.
"The officer responded on foot and observed three males pushing a 1995 Honda," according to the police.
"Police Officer Olivares was then approached by the victim a 63-year-old man who indicated that he was assaulted by the three males and a female. The suspects had removed $ 60 dollars from the victim and attempted to flee but their vehicle stalled. The suspects were placed under arrest at the scene."
The female suspect also had a forged check made out for $ 1990.00 dollars.
Charged were: Tuyjuan Glover, 21, Andrew Ramirez, 21, Angelo Ramirez, 21, and Bennifer Joakuin, 19.
All were charged with Robbery, Assault, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and Marijuana Possession. Bennifer Joakuin was additionally charged with Possession of a Forged Instrument.
NYPD News - September 28, 2015