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Police are looking for two men who robbed nine victims in Elmhurst.

Police are searching for two men who robbed nine victims throughout Elmhurst since last month, kicking and punching them and even threatening a victim with a knife.

The suspects, described as Hispanic men who are between the ages of 17 and 21 years old, between 5 feet, 9 inches and 6 feet, 1 inch tall with a slim build, began their spree on Jan. 28. They robbed four victims that day, who ranged in age from 19 to 49.

Law enforcement sources said the robberies occurred between the hours of 9 p.m. at night and 5 a.m. In almost every instance, authorities said, the men stole cash, cellphones and wallets. The men also stole a 26-year-old victim’s sneakers and jacket. He, along with a victim who was robbed on Feb. 8, were taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition.

A full list of the incidents is as follows:

  1. On Saturday, Jan. 28, at 1:05 a.m., the individuals robbed a 49-year-old male victim at 91-31 Lamont Ave.
  2. On Saturday, Jan. 28 at 1:10 a.m., the suspects robbed a 19-year-old Gleane Street and Elmhurst Avenue. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.
  3. On Saturday, Jan. 28 at 3:30 a.m., the suspects robbed a 26-year-old male victim in the vicinity of 43rd Avenue and Elbertson Street. He was pushed and kicked several times in the back and was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition.
  4. On Saturday, Jan. 28 at 5 a.m., the suspects robbed a a 38-year-old male victim in the vicinity of Elmhurst Avenue and Elbertson Street. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.
  5. On Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:10 p.m., the men robbed a 27-year-old male victim at the intersection of Elmhurst Avenue and Ithaca Street. The victim was not hospitalized as a result of this incident.
  6. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 2:45 a.m., the suspects robbed a a 29-year-old male at the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Forley Street. He was punched in the face and knocked to the ground during the robbery and taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition.
  7. On Friday, Feb. 10, at 9 p.m., the men robbed a 41-year-old male victim in front of 74-02 43rd Ave. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.
  8. On Friday, Feb. 10, at 9:10 p.m., in front of 87-42 Elmhurst Ave., the men robbed a 30-year-old male. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.
  9.  On Saturday, Feb. 18, at 12:55 a.m., in front of 44-40 Denman St., the suspects robbed a 28-year-old male. The victim was not hospitalized as a result of this incident.

The robberies were reported to the 110th Precinct. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regards to this missing 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.

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