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Two Men Rob an Autobody Shop in Willets Point at Gunpoint: NYPD

Suspects (NYPD)

Dec. 11, 2018 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for two men who allegedly robbed an autobody shop in Willets Point at gunpoint Saturday, taking off with about $2,200 in cash.

The suspects entered Discount Mufflers, located at 126-01 38th Ave., at about 8:10 p.m. before one of the men grabbed an employee and demanded money. The other suspect struck the victim in the head with a firearm, police said.

The employee, a 37-year-old man, handed over the cash to the suspects. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction.

The first suspect is described as Hispanic, with a dark complexion, slim build and about 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with blue sweats and gloves.

The other man is Hispanic, with a light complexion, slim build, salt and pepper hair, and between 5 feet 3 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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