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Watch: Three Men Attempt to Rob Smoke Shop in Jamaica at Gunpoint

Aug. 31, 2021 By Christian Murray

Three men attempted to rob a smoke shop in Jamaica at gunpoint Friday night, according to police.

Police released video of three men entering the shop at 178-03 Hillside Ave. at around 10 p.m. Aug. 27. One of the men pointed a gun at a worker behind the counter and demanded money.

The suspects, however, left the store empty handed and fled southbound on 179 Street. The worker was not injured.

Anyone with information in regard to the 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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

 

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