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Police seek armed robbers who stole cash from 45th Ave. residents

Jan. 8, 2013 By Christian Murray

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying and locating two men wanted in connection with a gunpoint robbery in a Long Island City apartment building.

On Sunday, January 6, 2013, at approximately 1:50 a.m., two men entered 21-54 45th Ave. with one of the suspects displaying a black firearm.  The suspects fled with cash, jewelry and cell phones. No one was injured.

The man carrying the gun has been described as a black male, 45-50 years of age, 5’8″ feet tall and 160lbs. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a gray knit hat and wearing eye glasses.

The second man is a black man, between the ages of 27-33, 5’9″ feet tall and 230-250lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black jacket.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident or the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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 WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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