Trio sought in armed robbery spree at Rite Aid stores in Queens, Brooklyn

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police said Friday they're looking for three crooks behind two separate armed robberies at Rite Aid stores in Brooklyn and Queens.

The robbers struck a Rite Aid in South Richmond Hill at 109-07 101st Ave. around 11 p.m. on Feb. 17, approaching a 31-year-old worker, one of whom displayed a firearm.

The group removed approximately $3,000 cash and fled the location in a black sedan, heading southbound on 109th Street.

The same trio then targeted a Rite Aid on March 11 at 960 Halsey St. in Ocean Hill, according to police, with one of them holding a 49-year-old worker at gunpoint. The robbers then fled on foot, eastbound on Halsey Street with about $5,700 in cash.

Both victims did not sustain any physical injuries, police said.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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