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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014 10:30 am

The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying three suspects in a trio of armed robberies that took place in a five-day period between Jan. 29 and Feb. 2.

The first took place at 5 p.m. on Jan. 29 at the Mejia Deli at 13-27 Farmers Blvd. in St. Albans. One man held the clerk at bay with a gun while the other two jumped behind the counter and took the clerk’s wallet as well as money from the register.

The second occurred at 7:25 p.m. on Feb. 1 at a salon located at 220-06 Hempstead Ave. in Queens Village. The incident saw all three men armed with guns forcing the clerks to the rear of the store. The gunmen took cash, cell phones and hair care products before fleeing.

The third incident took place at 10:25 p.m. on Feb. 2 at Farmer’s Deli Grocery at 114-25 Farmers Blvd. in St. Albans when two armed men demanded money from the clerk, who complied.

No one has been hurt so far.

Anyone with information on the crimes or the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public also can submit tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

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