ASTORIA — The NYPD was reaching out for the public’s help in finding suspects wanted in connection with a gunpoint robbery, police said.
According to the NYPD, two black men and one Hispanic man in their 20s entered a commercial location at 35-09 24th St. in Astoria March 2 around 1:15 p.m. carrying cardboard boxes.
After going inside, they demanded money from a 78-year-old man inside and then fled with an unknown amount of cash, police said.
Minor injuries were reported at the scene, the NYPD said.
Police said the suspects were all wearing hoodies and jackets. The lone Hispanic suspect displayed a firearm, the NYPD said.
Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public could also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by sending tips via text message to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.
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