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Trio of Armed Bandits in Queens Caught on Video

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    Police are asking for your help in finding three suspects in a Queens armed robbery. Police say the three men in this video followed a man from the train station to his Jackson Heights apartment...stole his cell phone and cash before running off. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Crimestoppers. (Published Thursday, July 15, 2010)

    Hopefully this chilling video of a gunpoint mugging will help police catch these brazen bandits.

    The armed robbery took place near the 72nd street and Roosevelt Ave subway station in Queens, police said Wednesday.

    On Sunday, July 7th at around 3 a.m., three men were caught on surveillance video at 35-38 75th Street after they followed a 20-year-old male from the train station to an apartment building.

    The suspects allegedly pointed a black handgun at the victim and physically removed a cell phone and cash from him.

    One suspect is described as a 5’10”, 140 pound black male. The second suspect is described as a 135 pound black male. The third is described only as a black male.
    The suspects ran off in an unknown direction.
    Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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  or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

    All calls are strictly confidential.