3 men wanted for beating man with rock, sought in string of Queens robberies

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QUEENS — Police are searching for three suspects linked to a string of violent robberies in Queens last weekend.

A 25-year-old man walking in the vicinity of Glenmore Avenue and 76th Street around 1:45 a.m. Saturday when one of the robbers approached him from behind, according to police. He pushed the man to the ground as the others punched and kicked him. They took his cellphone and wallet before fleeing the scene, police said.

The man was taken to the hospital and treated for cuts on his head and bruised eyes.

The next day, the robbers attacked a 32-year-old man around 11:25 in front of 105-12 77th St., police said. The man fell on the ground after one of the robbers slammed a rock on his face from behind. The three continued to punched and kicked him and then stole his wallet and cellphone, according to police.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. He suffered fractures and cuts to his face and head, police said.

The robbers are described as men in their late teens and early twenties. They were last seen wearing hoodies.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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