Police searching for suspect in multiple Queens armed robberies

Andrew Weber
October 08, 2019 - 1:51 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police released surveillance footage of a suspect wanted in three Queens robberies that took place over the last week.

The first incident took place on Oct. 3 at about 6:15 p.m. in front of 126-50 Northern Boulevard.

A 49-year-old man was closing his business when a man asked if there were cars for sale.

The unidentified man the showed a gun and demanded the victim’s wallet.

The second robbery happened at about 4:00 p.m. the next day in front of Auto Body Shop at 126-01 38th Avenue.

The assailant approached two employees with a firearm and demanded their property.

They turned over $150 and a cell phone.

The third robbery took place an hour later inside a chimney cleaning business, Smokey Inc., at 41-02 102nd Street.

The man entered the business with a gun, and threatened to shoot the 51-year-old employee.

After he demanded money, the employee complied and the suspect fled.

Anyone with information is urged to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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