July 15, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are searching for two men who lured a 19-year-old man into an apartment building in Maspeth Tuesday and stole his cellphone at gunpoint.
Police said the man was called to 60-58 55th Street on July 14 at around 12:45 p.m and when inside, the two suspects approached him.
One of the suspects demanded the victim’s cell phone before the second suspect hit him on the back of the head with a grey colored firearm, according to police.
The pair stole the victim’s phone, baseball cap, and a set of keys and then fled the scene in an unknown direction, police said.
Police describe the two thieves as being in their late teens or early 20s.
The victim was not hospitalized at the time of the incident, police said.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing, police said.
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