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Police seek suspects in boro jeweler robbery

Police suspect these men of robbing a jewelry store on Austin Street. Images courtesy NYPD
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FOREST HILLS — Police were looking for three black men in their 20s suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Forest Hills March 31.

The NYPD said at around 12:41 p.m., the three men went into Kinara Jewelers, at 72-03 Austin St. While inside the first man, described as about 5-foot-8, held the door while pretending to have a weapon, while another man, about 5-foot-10, stood by, police said.

The third suspect, who was also about 5-foot-8, came into the store, broke the showcase with a hammer and took about 12 watches, police said. Nobody was hurt, but the three men got away in a blue Chrysler 300, police said.

Those with information should contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, visiting nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting 274637 and then entering TIP577.

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