Police: 2 men wanted for Crown Heights subway cellphone robberies

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Police searching for two men wanted for a robbery pattern at a Crown Heights subway station.

Police say the men are suspected of two separate robbery incidents in the mezzanine of the Kingston Avenue and Throop Avenue C train subway station.

According to police, the men approached a 13-year-old male Wednesday afternoon and demanded his phone. One of the men simulated a weapon before taking the boy's Samsung Galaxy cellphone and fled.

Later that night, the men struck again, threatening a 15-year-old male to hand over his cellphone or get stabbed. That teenager was punched and his phone was taken.

Both suspects are believed to be between 19 to 21 years old.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. 

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