Hunt Astoria Robbery Suspects
Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate three suspects sought in connection with two recent robberies.
Cops said the suspects approached a 33-year-old woman at 27th Street and Ditmars Boulevard on December 1.
The suspects waved a black semi-automatic handgun at the terrified woman and demanded cash and her cellphone, police said.
The woman complied and the suspects fled on foot, northbound on 27th Street.
Later that same day, the suspects approached a 25-year-old man at 24th Street and Ditmars Boulevard.
Again, they displayed a black, semi-automatic handgun and demanded the victim’s cash and cellphone.
The man handed over the items and the suspects fled southbound on 24th Street, police said.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com. The Hotline is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.