2009-12-11 / Top Stories

Cops Seek 101 Precinct Jewelry Robbers

Detectives from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway are looking for four people who are wanted in connection with a jewelry store robbery in that precinct.

The four suspects, two armed with handguns, held-up Gold Fashion Jewelry located at 2125 Mott Avenue on November 28, accor ding to police.

One of the victims in the store had a gun placed to his neck and was thrown to the ground and handcuffed. Two other victims were taken at gunpoint into the bathroom, police said.

One of the store's workers who tried to walk away from the robbery was roughed up.

The four suspects then removed several trays of jewelry and money totaling an undetermined amount.

The suspects then fled down Mott Avenue.

One suspect was described as wearing a navy blue Yankees jacket with a large Yankees emblem on the left chest and a patch on the left shoulder. All four suspects wore baseball hats; two of the suspects wore hoods over the hats.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at WWW. NYPDCRIME - STOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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