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Police Seek 2 In Connection With Armed Hotel Robbery

$560 Stolen From La Quinta Hotel In Queens
Person sought by police in connection with robbery at La Quinta Hotel in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Person sought by police in connection with robbery at La Quinta Hotel in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City police are asking the public for help in identifying and locating two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a hotel in Queens.

According to authorities from the 106 Precinct, two men entered the La Quinta Hotel at 111-26 Van Wyck Expressway at around 9 p.m. Saturday and demanded money while pointing a silver shotgun at the manager.

The manager placed $560 in the bag before the suspects fled, heading north on the Van Wyck Expressway, police said.

There were no injuries reported during the incident.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting tips to 274637, then enter TIP577.

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