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Thieves in NY attacking people for cell phones

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Thieves in Queens, NY have been pulling a gun on pedestrians and stealing their cell phones.

This is video of the first robbery, near 58th rd and 138th st in Flushing around 12 A.M. Friday night.

Police say the men choked the victim and showed him a gun.

You can actually see them going through his pockets.

Then 20 minutes later, police say one of the men threatened a woman with a gun on 84th drive and 148th st taking her phone, purse and wallet.

Anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers at 1-800-577-tips.

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