Man pulled into car, punched and robbed of $340 in Queens: NYPD

QUEENS, N.Y. (PIX11) – A man was robbed after he was pulled into a car and attacked in Queens on Monday, according to the NYPD.

The 33-year-old victim was walking near 37th Avenue and 84th Street when four people in a gray Nissan Sentra with New Jersey license plate L21NPR approached him, police said. Someone in the car pulled the man in, and a fight ensued, according to authorities.

The people in the car punched the victim multiple times in the head and body before stealing $340 from him, police said.

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The victim was able to get out of the car near 106th Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard, according to authorities.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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