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Cops search for three suspects in two subway robberies in Sunset and Park Slope

Authorities are looking to identify two men and one woman in connection with a pair of robberies in Sunset Park and Park Slope train stations.

According to police, on Sunday, October 15 at around 3:30 a.m., the three suspects approached a 19-year-old man on the northbound D train approaching the 36th Street station and punched him multiple times. The three then stole the victim’s headphones and fled the scene.

Then, around 4 a.m. the same day, the perps went up to a 24-year-old woman on a northbound D train that stopped at the Ninth Avenue station and stole her cellphone. As the victim ran after the perps, she said that one of the thieves showed her a gun that he had in his waistband.

One of the suspects is described as a black man, 5’9” and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

The second suspect is described as a black male wearing a gray sweatshirt.

The third is described as a black woman last seen wearing a white t-shirt, and a red and white scarf on her head.

Anyone with information about 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).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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