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A manhunt is on for as many as five men who are responsible for striking a woman riding a bicycle with a van, kidnapping, blindfolding and beating her in Queens.

The violent assault began on 30 Avenue in Jackson Heights on July 20.

The 52-year-old victim was struck by a green Honda Odyssey that knocked her off her bike, said police.

The suspects grabbed her, forced her into the van, zip tied her before viciously beating her.

The victim was thrown onto 98 Street about 15 minutes later.

Cops say one of the suspects repeatedly asked her "where is the money."

A sketch of a man involved in the incident was released on Thursday. He is described by police as a dark skinned Hispanic, 35 years old and approximately 5'10" tall and weighing 280 pounds.

The NYPD is asking anyone with information about the assault contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577

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