Two men wanted for gunpoint robbery in Long Island City


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LIC robbery

The NYPD is looking for two suspects for a robbery at 21-54 45th Avenue in Long Island City on January 6.

The police are looking for two men who were caught on video stealing cash and other valuables in the Long Island City area.

According to authorities, on Sunday, January 6, at approximately 1:50 a.m. the suspects entered 21-54 45th Avenue, where seven people were inside. Displaying a firearm, they demanded property and fled with cash, jewelry and cell phones.

The victims were not injured during the incident.

Suspect 1 is described as a black male, 45 to 50 years old, 5’8″ tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a gray knit hat and eyeglasses.

Suspect 1 is described as a black male, 27 to 33 years old, 5’9″ tall and 230 to 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black jacket.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident or the identity and whereabouts of these suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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