Police are asking the public for help in identifying individuals behind a pair of recent armed robberies in Richmond Hill.
At 12:49 p.m. on June 25, authorities said, a 37-year-old male was making a delivery to the TR Food Market at 95-00 Van Wyck Expressway when he was approached by two suspects. One of the perpetrators displayed a black firearm, while the other individual removed the victim’s chain from his neck.
Three days later, at 2:40 p.m. on June 28, one of the suspects approached a 33-year-old male standing in front of 112-16 Liberty Ave. The bandit displayed a black firearm and demanded the man’s property. The victim complied and the individual fled the scene.
After both robberies, police said, the suspects were seen fleeing inside a gray Toyota Camry.
The robberies were reported to the 106th Precinct; there were no serious injuries.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577- TIPS or for Spanish 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.