Suspects sought in string of laundromat robberies
Police are searching for three men who have robbed eight laundromats and two fast food restaurants since last month.
All of the robberies occurred in the early morning hours between Jan. 19 and Feb. 25, police said.
In each of the incidents, the robbers entered the location wearing masks and gloves with one of them wielding a gun. The robbers took money from the cash register and customers, police said.
The most recent robbery occurred Feb. 25 at Megawash Laundry on Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. All nine other robberies occurred in various neighborhoods of Brooklyn.
Police released a surveillance photo of one of the suspects.
Anyone with information in regards to any of these robberies is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.