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Man Robbed at Gunpoint on Astoria Street Early Sunday: NYPD

Suspect wanted for an armed robbery that took place in Astoria early Sunday (NYPD)

Aug. 17, 2021 By Christian Murray

A man was robbed at gunpoint in Astoria early Sunday morning.

Police said that a 39-year-old man was walking in the vicinity of 38th Street and 28th Avenue when two armed men approached him and demanded his property.

The suspects took the victim’s jewelry and other personal property and fled eastbound on 28 Avenue in a dark colored sedan. No injuries reported.

The police have released video and photos of the suspects.

Anyone with information in regard to the robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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