NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A violent robbery was caught on surveillance video at a restaurant in Queens.

It happened at 4:20 a.m. at the Checkers Restaurant at 120-05 Liberty Avenue in South Ozone Park.

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Suspects in a violent assault and robbery at a Queens fast food restaurant on May 12, 2018. (credit: NYPD)

Three men attacked a customer and took the chains from his neck, police said.

At one point one of the men can be seen hitting the victim with a chair.

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The trio drove off in a dark sedan.

The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious but stable condition.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

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