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NYPD: Three Men Push Teenagers on Flushing Street, Take Their iPhones

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Jan. 2, 2018 By Tara Law

Police are looking for three men who allegedly robbed two teenagers on College Point Boulevard on Dec. 1.

The three suspects approached the teenagers at 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of College Point Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue before pushing them and taking both of their Apple iPhone 7 Plus devices, police say.

The victims, a 19-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl, were not injured.

The assailants are described as black men. One was wearing white pants, a red hoodie and a dark backpack; the second a black du-rag and red hoodie; and the third a white hat, a black hooded jacket and dark pants.

Anyone with information 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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So we are racist when we cover our phones when we see someone like this. But when someone looks like this and they rob you, are we still racist when we cover our phones?


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