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Pedestrian tasered in Flushing hold-up

By Gina Martinez

FLISHING—Police were searching for two men who tasered a pedestrian during a hold-up in Flushing.

A 35-year-old man was walking home from work Aug. 11 at 1:40 a.m. when he was held up by two men on 147th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, police said.

The two male suspects struck the victim in the back of the head and tasered him with a stun gun, according to police. The suspects stole the victim’s wallet, which contained $70 and debit cards, police said.

The suspects fled on foot eastbound toward Roosevelt Avenue. The victim sustained minor injuries and declined to go the hospital, police said.

No arrests have been made and the investigation was ongoing.

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