VIDEO: Scooter-riding teens remove, stomp rainbow flag on Queens home


NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Police are searching for two suspects wanted for removing and destroying a rainbow flag flying on a Queens home earlier this month.

Security footage appears to show two scooter-riding teens pull up to the Fresh Meadows home on 190th Street, near 75th Avenue, on Tuesday, Aug. 3 around 5:40 p.m.

One of the suspects hops of the back of the scooter and removes the flag and its pole from the mount, before throwing it on the ground and stomping on it.

The scooter driver can be seen idling in the street, filming the act on his phone.

Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at or on Twitter @NYPDTips.