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Four Men Wanted For Punching and Choking Pair in Astoria: NYPD

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Dec. 18, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for a group of four men who assaulted a man and a woman in Astoria in October–leaving them both unconscious.

The group allegedly attacked the victims on the corner of Astoria Boulevard and 41st Street on Oct. 30 at around 11:30 p.m. after getting into an argument with the pair, according to police.

Three of the suspects allegedly punched, kicked and choked the man while the fourth suspect pushed the woman against a parked car and choked her.

The alleged perpetrators then fled eastbound on Astoria Boulevard, police said.

The victims both lost consciousness and were transferred by EMS to Mount Sinai Queens in stable condition, police said.

The man, 21, suffered lacerations to his neck and bruising throughout the body. The woman, 39, suffered lacerations and bruising to the neck, police said.

All four suspects are described as being between 25 and 30 years of age. Police released images of the suspects wanted for questioning.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of these individuals is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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