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Men Rob Sunnyside McDonald’s at Gunpoint; Grab $3,600: NYPD

Feb. 18, 2020 By Allie Griffin

Two men robbed a McDonald’s in Sunnyside at gunpoint during the early hours Sunday morning, after climbing through the drive-through window and forcing a worker to hand over cash.

The suspects entered the drive-through in a black sedan at about 4 a.m. at the 38-02 Queens Blvd. McDonald’s. The pair then got out of the vehicle while a third individual remained behind the wheel.

The two gunmen climbed through the window, approached an employee and demanded cash from a safe. The men took $3,600, according to police.

The pair got back in the car and their getaway driver who was waiting for them drove east on Queens Boulevard, police said.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the individuals is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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david o'connor

i hope a cop noticed on the mcdonalds robbery in sunnyside that the last thieve to leave laid his hand on the counter before he climded out the drive thru window

a difference a year makes

just over a year ago; November 2018 JVB was all over it when his friend discovered thumb tacks on the bike lanes on 43rd Avenue (North Side of Queens Blvd). At that time he called for an all out investigation by the 108th because the thumb tacks were a violent, dangerous criminal act. Today instead of calling for a full investigation for this violent and dangerous act; an Armed Robbery at McDonald’s (south side of Queens Blvd); he instead is calling for No Roll Back to the Bail Reform Laws. God help us!


Mac hater: How about attacking the person commenting ( and yes it’s mostly the very same person with different posting names) with misinformation? At least Mac supports his response with facts to back up his position.


Hey Mac!!!, You do know slavery was never really outlawed in the US “ Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” The new slavery is RTW (Right to work) legislation which is the common thread of all but one of the 20 poorest states. Poverty breeds inmates to be exploited in the “prison economy” of phone centers, public works, animal training and garment work , just to name a few. So you’re admitting you need to go back over 150 years to find the last Republican President with a sense of humanity.

No surprise

Even if the robbers are caught, they will be released immediately due to the changes in the law. Thanks to Mayor and the City Council, the city is sliding backwards. Just read the Queens Post. Everyday there is a report of a robbery, mugging, or some other crime.

Hey Mac!!!

Enough with you mentioning politics in LITERALLY EVERYTHING you write!!!

We get it. You’re your average Democrat. You know Abraham was Republican and republican party was anti slavery, right???


I think we should have a month where there is no crime allowed. I’m going with February anyone else agree?


A- You’re exponentially more likely to be killed by Republican healthcare policy then you are in a crime fact. Just look at Mississippi West Virginia Indiana Texas and Oklahoma just to name a few. You do know Republican strongholds of Texas Oklahoma and Louisiana have all enacted prison court and jail reform. Trump has even enacted prison reform just ask Kardashian.


Anonymous- Your imagination free smear campaign against Van Bramer is a bore. It is having the opposite effect then what you want. You’re an obsessive broken record and a drama queen. 50 + Robberies this month? Talk about exaggeration. You better move I think you’re in danger.,


For the record

Where in the hell is Jimmy Van Brenner? This guy has vanished from commenting on the 50+ robberies this month!!

Hey Jim I have an envelope for you… Can you make a statement now?


Liberals. They have embolden criminals to behave this way. Criminals don’t care if they are caught anymore. Wake up and see what they are doing to NYC! Stop voting Democrat!

Is that enough?

Is 3k enough to pay their bail?
With our humanitarian law these people would never be in jail.


Even if they are caught, they will be turned loose. Bail reform. They know this, and that’s probably why they did it in the first place.


Fingerprints all over the place. They’ll be caught in no time, they’re probably already in the system.,


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