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Queens jewelry store robbed on Halloween by masked man, 3 others

November 8, 2013 5:23:01 AM PST
Police are trying to find a masked man and several others who robbed a jewelry store in Queens on Halloween.

Authorities say four men caught on surveillance camera robbed Virani Jewelers on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights around 6:30 p.m. last Thursday.

One of the men was wearing a Halloween mask and armed with a gun.

He forced an employee to open a safe while the others took jewelry from the display case and the fourth watched the front door.

The suspects then fled the location with an undetermined amount of jewelry, which included necklaces, rings and rope chains.

All the suspects were described as Hispanic males, one them dark skinned.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.


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