Trio wanted in Rego Park robbery: NYPD

REGO PARK — Police were searching for three men wanted in an armed robbery of a Rego Park jewelry shop, the NYPD said.

The Police Department released a surveillance clip of a trio suspected of holding up a 97-18 Queens Blvd. jewelry store Sept. 5. Police said one of the three allegedly discharged a round on the floor, the group stole multiple pieces of jewelry and then drove off in a gray BMW X3.

The NYPD said one of the trio is believed to be behind an Aug. 16 attempted robbery in Glendale. Police said he allegedly walked into a jewelry shop, at 69-31 Myrtle Ave., flashed a firearm, struck a 64-year-old with the butt of the gun and then ran off.

Nothing was stolen from the Glendale shop, according to the NYPD.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).