3 robbed gas station, 2 stores over 5 days: Cops

QUEENS — The NYPD sought the public’s help in capturing three men it suspects of robbing a gas station and two grocery stores at gunpoint in western and southeast Queens in a span of five days earlier this month.

Police described the suspects as three black men between 18 and 26 years old and between 5-foot-6 and 6 feet tall.

The suspects robbed the Eagle Gas Station at 23-01 41st Ave. in Long Island City at around 10:49 p.m. Sept. 9 at gunpoint and took cash and cell phones, police said.

The robbers also took cash and a cell phone when they robbed the ISHA Mini Mart at 83-09 37th Ave. in Elmhurst Sept. 12 at around 11:20 p.m., police said.

There were no injuries during all three robberies, police said.

On Sept. 13 at around 12:35 a.m., the robbers struck again, this time at a grocery store at 214-57 Jamaica Ave. in Queens Village, where they took cash, a cell phone and two laptops, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS or by logging on to nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 and enter TIP577.

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