Men wanted for string of armed robberies in Flushing

May 9, 2012 2:42:18 PM PDT
Three robberies and two culprits at three spots in Flushing have police and residents on the lookout for the bandits.

It was busy 24 hours over the weekend for a duo caught on camera.

The first attack happened at 12:30 Saturday morning on Avery Avenue in Flushing. The victim: a 49-year-old man The target: his cash.

Next attack happened at 12:15 Sunday morning. This time the robbery was recorded. One robber flashed a gun at a 50-year-old man then stashed it away in a pocket as a car passed by on Beech Avenue near Bowne. They stole his phone and money.

Just a block away on Kissena Boulevard and only fifteen minutes after that second attack, the thieves swiped another 50 year old man's cell phone and bills.

The suspects are described by police as black men, 20 to 25 years old, around 5-feet-8 and both wearing gray hooded sweatshirts.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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