3 teens accused of multiple armed robberies

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Three teens are accused of multiple armed robberies in Brooklyn, police say.

The teens are accused of five mugging incidents dating back to May. They are believed to be between 14 and 22 years old.

Their target areas appear to be Crown Heights and Williamsburg. Many of the incidents have taken place during the afternoon.

The first incident occurred on May 30 around 3:30 p.m.  The second one took place on June 1.  The third, fourth and final incidents took place on June 10 near Classon Avenue and Dean Street.

Police say that in each incident, the teens held a gun to the victim or victims and stole either cash, cellphones or credit cards.

Surveillance images of two of the suspects have been released by the NYPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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