Police Seeking Man in Connection With Hammer Assault in Queens


The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance locating Jaime Olivera, 49, who’s wanted in connection with an assault in Queens.

On Friday, February 12, at 10:15 p.m., Olivera was involved in a dispute with an 82-year-old acquaintance. Olivera assaulted the man with a hammer. The victim was transported to Elmhurst Hospital, where he received more than 100 stitches to his head.

Olivera, pictured, is approximately 6’5″ tall, with a stocky frame.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or by texting tips to 274637(CRIMES), enter TIP577.