Police: One Suspect Brandished A Gun While Other Collected Cash, Belongings

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have released surveillance video and images or two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery in the Highbridge section of the Bronx.

According to police, the two suspects entered the El Truco Hair Salon located at 1414 Ogden Avenue around 6 p.m. last Sunday. One of the men showed a gun and ordered everyone inside the hair salon to the back of the store.

The other suspect then took property and money from seven victims and placed the items into a red and black backpack, according to police.

The suspect seen holding the firearm has been described by police as a black man, about 6’2″ tall and weighing 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, a black Yankees hat and black pants.

The other suspect is described by police as a black man, about 5’10” tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black Adidas jacket, a brown hoodie and black Adidas pants and was carrying a red and black backpack.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident or the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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