Four men wanted for robbing two massage parlors in Flushing & Astoria just 5 days apart

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Cops are looking for four men who robbed two Queens massage parlors just five days apart from each other.

According to police, at 11:50 a.m. on July 13, the suspects were inside Prince Spa, located at 33-70 Prince St., when they grabbed two female employees and demanded money. The crooks took $500 in cash and a cellphone before fleeing southbound on Prince Street in a dark-colored sedan. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

Days later on July 18, the suspects were inside Angels Love Bubbles massage parlor, located at 28-25 31 St. in Astoria, at 4:25 a.m. The suspects displayed a sharp object to the 37-year-old female victim and demanded money.

The thieves took $1,000 and four cellphones before fleeing the location northbound on 31st Street in a dark-colored sedan. The victim sustained minor injury during the altercation and refused medical attention on scene.

In each instance, the getaway car is described as a black four-door Honda.

All four suspects are described by police as Hispanic men between the ages of 20 and 22 and standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall. The first suspect, who is said to have a light complexion and a slim build, was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants, black shoes and gray hat with the word “Happy” affixed to the front of it in red.

The second perpetrator, who is said to have a light complexion, brown eyes, brown hair, a slim build and a tattoo on his left hand, was last seen wearing a blue and white jacket, gray T-shirt, black pants and black shoes.

The third crook, described by police to also have brown hair, brown eyes, a slim build and a tattoo on his right arm, was last seen wearing a black, gray and white checkered button-down shirt, black pants and black shoes.

Lastly, the fourth bandit, who is said to have a dark complexion, black hair and a slim build, was last seen wearing a lime green polo shirt with bicycles on it, dark-colored pants and black sandals with “Nike” affixed to the top of it.

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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