Trio pushes, robs teenagers in broad daylight on downtown Flushing street: police

Photo via Google Maps/Insets courtesy of NYPD

Cops are looking for three men who robbed a pair of teenagers of their cellphones in Flushing last month, according to authorities.

On Dec. 1 at around 2:30 p.m., a 19-year-old male and 16-year-old female victim were at the intersection of College Point Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue when they were approached from behind by three suspects, law enforcement sources said.

The perpetrators then pushed the teenagers down, stole both of their Apple iPhone 7 Plus phones and fled in an unknown direction.

The incident was reported to the 109th Precinct.

Police described the perpetrators as three black men. The first suspect was last seen wearing white pants and a red hoodie sweatshirt, the second a black du-rag and red hoodie sweatshirt, and the third a white du-rag and black jacket.

Surveillance photos of the three suspects can be seen below.

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Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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