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2014-03-20 / Other News

Hunt Continues For Trio Possibly Connected To Local Robberies

By Dara Mormile

Courtesy NYPD Three men are being sought by police for allegedly robbing Western Unions and other money transfer businesses in the area. The NYPD has released surveillance footage of the suspects, who reportedly entered the locations from as early as October 2013 to March 14th - the most recent incident in the robbery pattern.

The robberies occurred as follows:

• On Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1401 Nostrand Avenue (Western Union) at about 11:50 a.m.

• On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 668A Flatbush Avenue (Caribbean Air Mail) at about 3:30 p.m.

• Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1401 Nostrand Avenue (Western Union) at about 5 p.m.

• Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 7906 Flatlands Avenue (Western Union) at approximately 1:25 p.m.

• Saturday, December 7, 2013, at about 7 p.m. at the Cam Transfer Money store located at 1439 Flatbush Avenue

• Saturday, December 21, 2013, 6 p.m. at, the Caribbean Air Mail store located at 1586 Rockaway

• Saturday, January 11th, 5:40 p.m., the Western Union located at 8400 Flatlands Avenue

• Friday, March 14th after 5 p.m. at the C.A.M store located at 9108 Flatlands Avenue

In all the incidents, police reports stated that the suspects, armed with a gun, enter the location and demand money. The clerks comply and the suspects flee. There have been no reported injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577- TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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