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Food delivery workers assaulted, robbed at same Queens location: police

Posted: 7:51 AM, Feb 04, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-04 07:51:01-05
Delivery workers assaulted in Queens

HOLLISWOOD, Queens — Authorities are searching for the group accused of attacking and robbing delivery workers at the same Queens location.

Police responded to two incidents on Dec. 19 and Jan. 3 in the vicinity of 208th and 209th streets.

During each incident, the victims were attempting to make food deliveries when they were approached by a group who struck and kicked them, authorities said.

The group took $26 worth of food from the first victim. They also took $450 from the second victim, according to police.

Both victims refused medical attention, cops said.

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