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Police Searching for Armed Carjacker in Queens

Police Searching for Armed Carjacker in Queens

In a still developing story, police are searching for a man who is reportedly armed after carjacking two vehicles in Queens on Thursday. According to the NY Post, the suspect stole a Mercedes by gunpoint in Hunter’s Point on Borden Avenue near 25th Street.

The man, identified by the NY Post as Nicholas Almonte, took a second car before trying to steal two more cars. It's believed that Almonte has a history of mental health problems. Police briefly closed the Queens-Midtown Tunnel and the Manhattan-bound span of the 59th St. Bridge during their investigation. According to police Almonte is armed, but did not fire any shots.


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