Cops looking for pair who hit a man with a bat after an argument at a College Point club

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Cops are looking for a duo who attacked a man with a baseball bat after stealing his jacket at a College Point nightclub.

According to police, at 3:20 a.m. on May 28, the victim, a 28-year-old man, was inside the Element X Rooftop Lounge, located at 20-07 127th St., when he got into an argument with two unknown men over a stolen jacket.

The victim followed the men outside, one of whom struck the victim in the head with a baseball bat, causing a laceration.

Law enforcement sources said the assailants then fled the scene in a black Maserati. The victim was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens hospital for his injuries and is in stable condition.

Cops described both suspects as black man. The suspect who hit the victim with the bat was last seen wearing a red sweater. His accomplice, who was seen holding the stolen jacket over his back, was last seen wearing a black sweater.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-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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