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Armed chain-snatching crook wanted for shooting a man during a Queens robbery

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a chain-snatching thief that shot a man during an early-morning robbery in Queens.

According to police, at 3:48 a.m. on Jan. 13, a 27-year-old man was at Capelli’s Cafe, located at 107-11 Northern Blvd., when he was approached by an unknown man. The man proceeded to pull out a gun and shot the victim in the torso.

The crook then took the victim’s gold chain and fled the scene. The victim was taken to┬áNYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst by private means in serious but stable condition.

On Jan. 27, the NYPD released photos and video of the suspect:

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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