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Police ID Armed Queens Robber Who Posed As Officer


| jlane@queenscourier.com

Courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for two suspects who are wanted forimpersonating a police officer while robbing a man at knife-point in Queens.

The two men, armed with switchblades, forced their way into a Jackson Heights apartment on March 9, police said.

The two identified themselves as cops and demanded money from the resident, according to police, and then took off.

Cops have identified one of the suspects as 25-year-old Julian Rodriguez.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

[VIDEO] Police searching for suspects that posed as NYPD Detectives


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Police are on the lookout for two suspects they say posed as officers in Elmhurst.

The alleged police impersonation occurred on Tuesday, January 10 when two white men walked into an apartment building on Elmhurst Avenue, police said. The suspects identified themselves as NYPD detectives, but left the location when one of the victims asked for identification.

Police described the suspects as between 30-35 years old.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 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) and entering TIP577.