2015-03-11 / Features

Hunt Armed Suspects In Car Service Heist

Police last week released surveillance photos (see photos) of four men wanted in connection with the armed robbery of an East Elmhurst car service.

Cops said one of the men acted as a lookout when three others walked into Stride Limo at 23-57 83rd Street at about 10 p.m. on February 19, police said.

One of the suspects flashed a gun and demanded cash from a 48-year-o;ld worker, who handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspects, police said.

The armed thieves then swiped the victim’s cell phone and wallet that held credit and debit cards and personal items, before fleeing in a dark-colored minivan with Florida license plates, police said.

The worker was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries he suffered in the attack.

The suspects are described as black males, 20-30-years-old.

The first suspect is 6-feet-tall and was wearing a dark-colored coat with a light-colored lining in the hood, dark blue jeans and tan boots.

The of the suspects are approximately 6-feet-tall and the fourth suspect s described as 6-feet, 10-inches tall, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Crime Stoppers HOTLINE at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

The HOTLINE  is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.

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