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NYPD: Man Robs Motel in Flushing, takes Nearly $600 in Cash

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Jan. 5, 2018 By Tara Law

Police are searching for a man who robbed a motel in Flushing on Christmas Eve.

The suspect allegedly entered the Flushing Motel, located at 34-50 Linden Place, at around 5:40 p.m. and asked the clerk at the front desk if there were any available rooms.

The suspect then left and came back with a suitcase, police said. He then asked if he could store the case in the back.

The suspect then simulated having a gun and demanded the clerk hand over cash. The clerk complied, and the man made off with about $580.

No one was injured in the incident, according to police.

The suspect is described as a black man, and was last seen wearing a dark hooded jacket, a black hat, a scarf covering his face, light colored pants and carrying a suitcase.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the
NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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