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Cops seek two robbers of Maspeth tire shop

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MASPETH — Police were searching for two men suspected of robbing the BP and L Brothers Tire Shop Aug. 25.

The NYPD said that around 1:25 a.m., the two men cut a hole in the side gate of the property and stole rims, tires and tools, then loaded them into a white van with unknown plates and fled.

The first suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male in his late 20s to early 30s standing 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 180 to 210 pounds, police said. When last seen, he was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans, police said.

The second suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male in his late 20s to early 30s standing 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 160 to 180 pounds, police said. When last seen, he was wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans, police said.

Those with information are asked to contact NYPD’s Crime Stoppers by calling 800-577-TIPS, visiting nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577, police said.

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