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Photo via Google Maps. Inset: Photo courtesy of NYPD.
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A trio of gun-wielding robbers held up a Sunset Park tobacco shop for more than $2,000 on the morning of Monday, December 18.

According to the police, the three crooks entered Big Discount City Tobacco (4802 Fourth Avenue in the 72nd Precinct) at 6:30 a.m. One of them displayed a gun and directed a clerk to the bathroom, while the two other perps ransacked the store, taking tobacco products and $2,300 in cash from the register before fleeing in an unknown direction. No one was injured.

The suspects are described as male, black, 20-25 years old, 5’10”; male, black in his 20s; and male, Arab, 23 years old.

Anyone with information in regards to the above pattern is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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