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Men rob food deliverymen of cash and credit cards in three separate LIC/Astoria incidents, police say


Aug. 6, 2017 Staff Report

The police are looking for two men who made several food delivery orders as a means to rob the victims dropping off the food.

The first incident took place on July 6 at around 11:20 pm, when a 38-year-old man who was making a food delivery was approached from behind in front of 33-21 13 Street and choked by one of the perpetrators while another removed $2,000 from his pant pocket and fled, police said.

Then on July 18, around 11:30 pm, a 51-year-old deliveryman was making a food delivery near 11-52 30 Road, when a man approached the victim from behind and choked him while removing $150 and an iPhone from his pant pocket and fled.

Two weeks later, on August 3, at around 9:30 pm, a 46-year-old deliveryman was dropping off food and, while in front of 38-59 9th Street, one man approached from behind and choked him while a second man removed $400 and two credit cards from his pant pocket and fled, police said.

The men would place the delivery calls using a disguised phone number.

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

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Queen Latifah

Just another day, living in the hood, just another day around the way. I’m feeling good today. Hey. Look at the bright side. All these stick ups and crime in Astoria. Maybe it’ll inspire someone to spit some dope rhymes.

Solid logic

You can’t register accounts on this site. So either its a grand conspiracy or that person was a idiot.


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