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4 robbed home, pulled gun on people: Police

EAST ELMHURST — The city Police Department has requested help in finding four menwanted for a home invasion robbery.

On Aug. 26 at about 12:20 a.m., four individuals, one armed with a black handgun, forcibly entered a home at 25-51 97th St. in East Elmhurst and ordered three of the residents to lie down on the floor and held them at gunpoint while they stole a laptop, cell phone, plasma television and an unknown amount of money, police said. Afterward, the suspects fled, police said.

The suspects are all described as black men approximately 5 feet 6 inches to 6 feet tall, police said. The first was 18- to 23-years-old and wore a white T-shirt, a blue baseball cap with the letter “P” and dark pants, police said.

The second was 18- to 22-years-old and described as wearing a white T-shirt, a blue multi-colored baseball cap and dark pants, police said.

The third suspect was 20- to 25-years-old, dressed in a multi-colored, long-sleeved, button-down shirt and dark pants, police said.

The fourth was 22- to 25-years-old and wore a red, hooded sweater and dark jeans, police said.

Those with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, submit tips to nypdcrimestoppers.com or text 274637 and then enter TIP477.

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