Police search for Manhattan muggers

November 10, 2008 5:22:53 PM PST
The search is on for a group of men behind three armed robberies in Manhattan. Police are working with photos captured on surveillance camera. All three of the robberies happened on the night of October 26.

The first occurred at 9:30 on Columbus Avenue. Forty minutes later, a 33-year-old man was mugged at 538 West 50th Street. The last mugging targeted a 24-year-old victim around 11:00 at 671 9th Avenue.

In each case, police say the men attacked their victims from behind with a gun or another weapon.

None of the victims was seriously hurt.

Investigators are looking for three or four suspects.

Police are asking anyone with information on these muggings to CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). all calls are strictly confidential. You can also text their tips to crimes (274637), then enter tip577.

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