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Police were looking for two men responsible for a crime spree in numerous locations around the borough this month, striking most recently in Bayside.

The two suspects entered a bodega located at 150-09 Bayside Ave. just after 7 p.m. Thursday and removed $2,000 from the register and fled in a four-door silver Honda Accord, police said.

One suspect was described as a light skinned man between 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 5 feet, 10 inches tall who was last seen wearing a black mask covering his face, blue gloves and he was armed with a handgun.

The other suspect was described as a black man who was last seen wearing all black, a white mask and blue gloves.

Investigators believe the same silver Honda Accord was used last Monday in Woodside when the light skinned suspect entered a Pizza Hut at 51-02 Northern Blvd. just before 10 p.m. and flashed a gun before making off with $160 in cash.

This time, the suspect was wearing a white mask covering his face, a blue tyvek suit and blue gloves, according to authorities.

The two were believed to be the same men that robbed a 7-Eleven at 61-19 Northern Blvd. at gunpoint Dec. 17. They fled with more than $300 in cash, police said.

The duo’s first armed robbery allegedly took place Thursday, Jan. 4m just after 11 p.m., at a BP gas station located at 29-16 Francis Lewis Blvd. in Flushing. The suspects took off with $900 in cash, police said

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

Reach reporter Bill Parry by e-mail at bparry@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4538.

Posted 4:36 pm, January 20, 2018
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Frank from Queens says:
Our diverse population at work. Reason why Queens is so crappy anymore. Once good neighborhood have gone done the drain, between African-American males and the newest batch of immigrants.
Jan. 20, 6:08 pm
John from Bayside says:
So true. Look like an illegal immigrant u can see it in his face. Ms-13. For sure
Jan. 20, 11:10 pm
OBSERVER from BAYSIDE says:
you know for a fact thats an old white male.
frank and john are trying to stray other people who visit these pages.
no worries ill found out who these dumb wannabe italian mafia are
Jan. 21, 7:59 pm
Tom from Queens says:
If he was white he'd be kidnapping and molesting children or a serial murderer/rapist.
Jan. 21, 9:58 pm

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