NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A violent robbery was caught on surveillance video at a restaurant in Queens.
It happened at 4:20 a.m. at the Checkers Restaurant at 120-05 Liberty Avenue in South Ozone Park.
Three men attacked a customer and took the chains from his neck, police said.
At one point one of the men can be seen hitting the victim with a chair.
The trio drove off in a dark sedan.
The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious but stable condition.
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