Man dragged, punched and kicked in violent Queens mugging

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Saturday, October 15, 2022
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A 66-year-old man was brutally beaten and mugged in Queens. Anthony Johnson has the story.

MIDDLE VILLAGE, Queens (WABC) -- A 66-year-old man was brutally beaten and mugged in Queens.

It happened Thursday just before 1:30 p.m. at 62-58 71 Street.

The victim struggled but was dragged before his bag was taken, which contained $17,000.

Police say before the crime took place, the suspect and his accomplice were inside a local drug store. One suspect turned his face right at the camera outside.

The suspect jumped into a maroon-colored Ford Fusion vehicle which was driven by the second suspect.

Police want to catch them before they strike again.

The robbery., along with other added crime in the neighborhood are adding to the concerns of residents.

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