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Cops searching for duo who robbed two men in Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gardens
The two suspects who mugged two men at gunpoint in broad daylight in a Springfield Gardens industrial area earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Police from the 105th Precinct are looking for two suspects who mugged two men at gunpoint in broad daylight in a Springfield Gardens industrial area earlier this month.

The two victims, a 31-year-old man and a 39-year-old man were walking down 149th Avenue near 182nd Street just after 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, when they were approached by two men who displayed a firearm and demanded their property, police said.

Springfield Gardens
The Nissan sedan the suspects used to flee the scene (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

The two suspects forcibly removed approximately $27,000 in cash from the older victim and fled in a white Nissan sedan in an unknown direction with a Pennsylvania license plate LCX-1798. Neither of the victims was injured during the incident, police said.

The NYPD released surveillance video and images of the two men who were dressed in all-black clothing. Police said they are between 20 to 30 years of age.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects 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 CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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