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3 suspects wanted in Chinatown robbery

Police are looking for three suspects in connection with a robbery in Chinatown on Dec. 29, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Toronto police are searching for three suspects in connection to a robbery with a firearm in the Chinatown area in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a call for a robbery in the Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue area around 2:30 a.m.

Police say two men, aged 24 and 35, walked into a bar and one of them asked for assistance from a man believed to be an employee.

The man then produced a gun and struck the employee on the head. Two other men then joined in and removed the victim’s jewelry.

As the three suspects walked away, they reportedly pointed their gun at the victim’s friend.

Police have released photos of all three suspects and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.

The first suspect is described as a heavy set Asian man in his 30s, five-feet-eight, weighing around 200 to 210 pounds. He has short spiky hair and was clean shaven. He was wearing a puffy jacket, blue zip-up sweater and blue pants.

The second suspect is described as a slimmer built Asian man in his 30s, weight around 150 pounds with spiky hair. He was wearing casual blue clothing, a sweater and jeans.

The third suspect is also described as a slim built Asian man in his 20s weighing around 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to called police or Crime Stoppers.