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Pair Of Teens Sought For Phone Robberies In Forest Hills And Rego Park

(credit: DCPI)

(credit: DCPI)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for suspects wanted in connection with a robbery pattern in Queens.

Authorities said that in each of the seven incidents, the suspect approached victims from behind in Forest Hills and Rego Park and forcibly removed their cell phones.

The incidents took place between Dec. 20 and Jan. 2.

Cops have released video of the suspects, who are said to be between the ages of 16 and 17.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.