FOREST HILLS, Queens (PIX11) — A man was hit in the head with a gun multiple times during a robbery in Queens on Wednesday, police said.
The 63-year-old victim was on his way out of the 75th Avenue subway station when he was approached by two people at around 8 p.m., authorities said. One of them pulled out a gun and hit the victim in the head several times before both of them took his watch, jewelry and around $1,000.
The suspects fled into the subway station, leaving the man with lacerations to his head, according to officials. He was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
Police asked the public for any information leading to arrests in connection to the assault.
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