NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say an illegal gambling operation in Queens was targeted by thieves.
The suspects allegedly stole seven slot machines from an apartment at 35th Avenue and Union Street in Flushing.READ MORE: Campaign 2021: Polls Open For Early Voting In New York City Primaries; First With Ranked Choice Voting
Police said four men entered the apartment around 4:15 a.m. Tuesday and threatened a 27-year-old woman with a gun.
The suspects left with the slot machines, and the victim was not hurt.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspects Demand Cash, Grab Jewish Man's Yarmulke In Brooklyn Robbery
Investigators believe the apartment was targeted.
So far, no arrests have been made in the robbery or illegal operation.MORE NEWS: New York-Presbyterian To Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations For Staff
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 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, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.