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Three men stole PSP from straphanger on F train: Police

Police say they are looking for three men in connection with a robbery on the F train. Photos courtesy NYPD
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BRIARWOOD — Police are looking for three men in connection with a robbery at the Van Wyck Station last month.

At about 3:10 a.m. on Nov. 15, a 37-year-old man riding on the Manhattan-bound F train at the station was approached by three men, who punched him in the face and took his Sony PSP before running away, police said.

All the men are described as being about 18- to 20 years old, police said. One man was described as black and standing about five feet five inches to five feet seven inches tall, according to the NYPD. The other two men were described as a five feet seven inches tall Hispanic man and a five feet seven inches tall black man, police said.

Those with information should contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, via their website at or by texting 274637 and then entering TIP577.

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