NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A string of armed robberies in Brooklyn has police asking for the public’s help.
Two suspects have hit three locations — the Sirius Car approval Corp. on Utica Avenue, MD Vine Yards on Nostrand Avenue and the Interboro Auto Mall on Bushwick Avenue — according to police.
The robberies have been spaced out, with the first on June 20, the next on July 11 and the latest incident took place on Aug. 1.
The suspects display a black revolver and order their victims to the ground before robbing the establishments, police said. Authorities have released surveillance video from one of the incidents.
One suspect is described as approximately 5-foot-8 and 200 pounds. Another suspect is described as 6-1 and 160 pounds. Police said both suspects are black males in their 20s with short, black hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.