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Police are searching for three men who recently beat up and robbed two victims inside of a fast food restaurant in South Richmond Hill.

Authorities said that the incident occurred on May 12 at approximately 4:20 a.m. at a Checkers on Liberty Avenue near 120th Street. Following a verbal dispute, the three male suspects began punching and kicking the two 38-year-old male victims.

One of the victims was also struck with a chair from the dining room of the restaurant, police said, and the suspects stole the victims’ chains from around their necks during the attack.

Law enforcement sources said the three suspects then fled the scene inside of a dark-colored, four-door sedan eastbound on Liberty Avenue.

Officers from the 106th Precinct responded to the incident, and both victims were transported to Jamaica Hospital in serious but stable condition.

Police described all three suspects as black men between 25 and 30 years of age. One was seen wearing a green baseball cap, a green shirt and dark-colored pants. The second suspect was last observed wearing a light-colored baseball cap, a gray T-shirt and light-colored pants, and the third perpetrator wore a dark-colored shirt and black pants.

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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joe May 22, 2018 / 06:04PM
Big surprise this happened in crappy Richmond Hill and the dirty SE Queens, known for breeding criminals, thugs, a-holes, derelicts and all other assorted low life folks. A reason why SE Queens, which long time ago was nice is a SH*T HOLE

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