Armed pair tie up 3 dollar store employees during gunpoint Queens robbery

COLLEGE POINT, Queens — Two armed robbers tied up three dollar store employees Sunday morning at gunpoint, police said.

The robbers walked into a Dollar General on 14th Avenue around 8:30 a.m., displayed a gun and forced the employees to the back of the store where they restrained them, an NYPD spokesman said. While the workers were tied up, the robbers took $2,500 worth of cash and merchandise and fled the store in an unknown direction.

No arrests have been made. Police did not immediately have a description of the perpetrators available.

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