NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with a pair of robberies in Queens.
Shortly after midnight on November 23, a 22-year-old man was walking in the vicinity of 58th Road and 138th Street when he was approached by two men. The suspects brandished a firearm and put the man in a choke hold before removing his Samsung Galaxy cell phone and his wallet.
Some twenty minutes later the suspects struck again this time targeting a 31-year-old man and 38-year-old woman who were exiting their vehicle in the vicinity of 84th Drive and 148th Street. The suspects approached the pair, brandished a firearm, and removed an iPhone, a purse, and a wallet before fleeing the scene.
The suspects have been described as a pair of 18-20 year old males, they are 5’7″ to 5’9″, and have thin builds.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents has been asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting 274637[CRIMES] and entering TIP577.
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