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Man Sought in Three Robberies Aboard A Train in Brooklyn and Queens

By Elizabeth Hagen | August 21, 2012 3:01pm

QUEENS — Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing three passengers at gunpoint aboard the A train in Queens and Brooklyn.

On Aug. 1, around 7:25 a.m., the suspect robbed a 21-year-old man at gunpoint on the Queens-bound A train, fleeing at the 80th Street station in Ozone Park, police said. 

The next robbery took place in Ozone Park on Aug. 15, around 10:27 a.m., on the Brooklyn-bound A train. The suspect robbed a 27-year-old woman at gunpoint, again fleeing at the 80th Street station, police said. 

The same suspect robbed a 19-year-old woman at gunpoint on Aug. 19 on the Queens-bound A train in East New York around 8:17 a.m. Sunday, leaving the subway at the Shepherd Avenue station, police said.

Police released a video of the suspect, who is described as a male between 20 and 25, around 5-feet-10 to 6-feet tall. 

If you have information on the suspect, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.