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Police are looking for three men who robbed a man in Woodside.

A man who was riding his bike to work was ripped off his bike and robbed in Woodside, police said.

On June 23 at approximately 10:20 p.m., the 40-year-old victim was riding his bike in the vicinity of 47th Avenue and 67th Street. Three men approached the victim and one of the suspect’s grabbed him from behind, pulled him off his bicycle and put him in a choke hold while the other accomplices stole his cellphone and bag.

The men fled and when police arrived, the victim refused medical attention. The suspects are described as Hispanic men approximately 20 to 30 years old.

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.

 

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