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Sunset stick-up: Three gunmen make off with $7,800 in Sunset Park robbery

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Cops are hunting the gun-toting goons who robbed a 53-year-old man in Sunset Park on May 3, nabbing a whopping $7,800.

The victim told police that three pistol-packing perps jumped him on Sixth Avenue near 39th Street at 1:35 p.m., holding him at gunpoint, before slugging him in the face.

The thieves stripped the cash off their wounded victim, along with two debit cards and the man’s iPhone, before fleeing into a waiting Nissan Maxima and peeling off, cops said.

Investigators have released surveillance footage of three suspects, which showed a 5-foot-10-inch man wearing a black hoodie, and two men between 5 feet 8 inches tall and 5 feet 9 inches tall, seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and a green jacket respectively, according to authorities.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program.

The public can phone tips in at (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Updated 11:59 am, May 9, 2019
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Wang Dong from Sunset Park says:
With that much money it must have been a Chinese! We don’t like pay taxes, all money cash! This is an attack on the Chinese!!!
May 11, 10:08 pm

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