Gunman Wearing Halloween Mask Robs Queens Jeweler, NYPD Says
QUEENS — A gunman wearing a Halloween mask and three accomplices robbed a Jackson Heights jeweler on the holiday, police said.
As the thieves barged into Virani Jewelers, 74-15 37th Ave., about 6:30 p.m., the masked man forced the clerk there to the back office and demanded she open the safe there, according to the NYPD.
Meanwhile, two other men rummaged through a display case while a fourth man kept watch at the door, police said.
The group ran off with necklaces, rings, and rope chains, police said.
No injuries were reported.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).