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Police search for two Flushing robbery suspects [With Video]

Two suspects approach a 22-year-old man before allegedly threatening him with a gun and stealing his smartphone and wallet, according to cops. Image courtesy NYPD
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FLUSHING — Police were asking for the public’s help in finding two male suspects in two street robberies in Flushing and Briarwood that occurred Sunday after midnight.

The suspects approached a 22-year-old man near the intersection of 58th Road and 138th Street before putting him in a choke hold, pulling a gun on him and demanding he hand over his smartphone and wallet, said police.

They then threatened a 38-year-old woman getting out of her car and took her iPhone, purse and wallet, said police.

Police described the suspects as approximately 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 and 18 to 20 years old with thin builds.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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Citizen from anywhere USA says:
"Police described the suspectss as approximately 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 and 18 to 20 years old with thin builds."
so we are being politically correct in describing suspects now so anyone fitting the above description is a possible suspect?call it what it is dont be afraid to say black,white,asian etc
Nov. 30, 2013, 8:36 am
Kevin from Queens says:
They look black to me.
Nov. 30, 2013, 9:47 pm

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