MASPETH, Queens — Police are searching for the three people accused of placing a teen in a chokehold and robbing him in Queens.
On Sept. 9, the 16-year-old victim was walking in the vicinity of Andrews Avenue and 55 Street in Maspeth when he was approached from behind and placed in a chokehold, police said.
As the teen became semi-conscious, one of the alleged attackers displayed a knife as two others removed his cellphone, ear pods, and $10 before fleeing, according to police.
The victim refused medical attention.
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