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Wanted for Robbery

The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in locating and identifying the following suspects wanted in regards to three robberies in Astoria and Long Island City. On Friday, Mar. 30, the duo allegedly approached a 43-year-old on 40th Avenue and 24th Street at about 6 p.m., struck the victim with a baseball bat and took his cell phone. On Sunday, Apr. 8 at about 7 p.m., they allegedly approached a 54-year-old man at 38th Street and 24th Avenue, displayed a knife and fled with the victim’s cash. Finally, on Monday, Apr. 9 at 8:52 p.m., they allegedly assaulted a 31-yearold man at 40th Avenue and 22nd Street and took his property. The suspects are described as a 5’8″-tall Hispanic male and a 6′-tall African-American male. Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577- TIPS (8477), submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) with the code TIP577. All calls will remain confidential.


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