Police search for armed robbers who hit two Flushing establishments

Police are searching for two men suspected of robbery in Flushing.
By Gina Martinez

Police were searching for two men suspected of two robberies in Flushing.

According to police, the two men displayed a firearm at commercial establishments before robbing the stores and then fleeing.

The first robbery took place Saturday at 7:18 a.m. inside the Green Garden Spa, located at 42-32 College Point Blvd.. Police said the two suspects stolen $6,000, then fled southbound on College Point Boulevard in a yellow Prius cab.

The second robbery took place later that day at 11 a.m. inside the SUIY Internet Cafe, located at 35-16 Farrington St. Police said the suspects stole $700 and were last seen fleeing southbound in a tan Toyota minivan.

There were no reported injuries in either robberies, police said.

Police described the first suspect as an adult male, 5-foot 8-inches tall who was last seen wearing a black coat, black jeans, a Northface sweatshirt and a baseball cap with “Cavs” written on the front.

The second suspect is an adult male, 5-foot 8-inches tall, who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

Reach Gina Martinez by e-mail at gmartinez@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4566.

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