Cops are looking for a duo who robbed three people just 25 minutes apart from each other in South Richmond Hill.
According to police, at 10:25 p.m. on Aug. 19, a 49-year-old man was walking in the vicinity of 103rd Avenue and 120th Street when he was approached by two unknown men who displayed a firearm and demanded his property. The suspects took the victim’s wallet and cellphone before fleeing the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
At 10:50 p.m. that same night, authorities said, the bandits approached two male teenagers, aged 14 and 16 years old, while they were walking on 122nd Street. The perpetrators displayed a handgun and demanded the victims’ property. The crooks then took the victims’ cellphones and fled on foot in an unknown direction.
No injuries were reported as a result of either incident.
Cops described the bandits as black men in their 20s. The first suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt and orange pants and the second perpetrator was last seen wearing a burgundy sweatshirt and jean shorts.
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.