NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying three men involved with a series of robberies that have taken place in Brooklyn and Queens.

The first incident took place on January 19, at 2:20 a.m. at the Choo Choo laundry on East 102 Street in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn.

Additional robberies took place in at least 13 chicken restaurants and laundromats in the Flatbush, Ditmas Park, Brownsville,  Boro Park, Crown Heights, and East New York sections of Brooklyn, and the Jamaica section of Queens.

The most recent incident occurred shortly before midnight on June 7, at the Express Laundry on Caton Avenue in the Ditmas Park section of Brooklyn.

The suspects have been described as a group of black males, who usually wear masks and gloves. One of the men carries a gun.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies has been asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline a 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or by texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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