PlayStation thieves targeted, robbed online sellers at gunpoint across NYC

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Monday, April 18, 2022
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Police are on the lookout for three PlayStation thieves who targeted and robbed several online sellers at gunpoint.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are on the lookout for three PlayStation thieves who targeted and robbed several online sellers at gunpoint.

Since March, the suspects have stolen several PlayStation 5 consoles, jewelry, and electronics from owners in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens.

Investigators say the man would arrange to buy a PlayStation on social media, then flash a gun at the meet-up, before stealing the device.

Police say he drives a blue Honda Accord.

No one was injured in the robberies.

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