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Two Suspects Follow Man into Sunnyside Apartment Building, Beat and Rob Him: NYPD

The suspects and 45-38 40 St. (NYPD and Google Maps)

Aug. 21 2020, By Michael Dorgan 

Police are searching for two suspects who beat-up and robbed a 23-year-old man in Sunnyside last month.

The two perpetrators followed the man into an apartment building at 45-38 40 St. at around 1:40 p.m. on July 30 and attacked him, according to police.

The suspects punched and kicked the man repeatedly before stealing his bag that contained $10,000 cash. They also made off with his cell phone, house keys and his shirt.

The 23-year-old suffered a fractured nose and was transported to Mount Sinai Queens by EMS.

The first suspect is described as a black and being around 25-years-old. He has a heavy build and was last seen wearing a blue surgical mask, a blue shirt and black pants.

The second suspect is also described as black and around 25-years-old. He was last seen wearing a blue surgical mask, a light-colored baseball cap, a black shirt, pink shorts and white sneakers

Police released video footage of the suspects taken during the alleged incident.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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. All calls are strictly confidential.



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