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According to authorities, these two young men are responsible for violent attacks at a Dunkin Donuts and a Subway, both on Jamaica Avenue, earlier this month.
By Michael V. Cusenza
The City Police Department last Thursday reached out to the public for help in locating and identifying two men wanted for questioning in connection with two violent incidents in Richmond Hill and Woodhaven earlier this month.
In the first incident, according to police reports, the two suspects entered the Dunkin Donuts on Jamaica Avenue near 135th Street in Richmond Hill on Sunday, May 7, around 1:05 a.m.; one suspect punched a 33-year-old male victim in the neck and both fled with approximately $30 worth of food. The victim was not hospitalized as a result of this incident, cops said.
In the most recent incident, the two men entered the Woodhaven Subway sandwich shop on Jamaica Avenue near 92nd Street on Friday, May 12, around 10:35 p.m. One of them got into a verbal altercation with a male employee, struck him with a chair and fled the location. Property was not removed and the victim was rushed to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in stable condition, according to investigators.
The suspects are described as two black men who are 18-20 years old.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, (888) 57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit info by logging onto NYPDCrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All correspondences are strictly confidential.