NYPD: Suspects Sought In Jewelry Store Robbery
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for two suspects who they said held up a jewelry store in downtown Manhattan.
Around 8 p.m. Saturday, police said the suspects entered the Omega Millennium store on Nassau Street.
One of the men pulled out a gun while the other pushed victims into the store’s safe room, police said. They then used zip ties and a cord to tie up the victims, police said.
After taking jewelry from the store display cases, the two fled, police said.
The suspects were seen on surveillance video.
Police said the first suspect is described as a black man around 40 years old, 6-feet-2-inches tall and weighing around 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black North Face jacket with a purple hooded sweatshirt.
The second suspect is described as a black man also about 40, 6-feet-1-inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds, police said. He was last seen wearing a burgundy leather jacket with a purple hooded sweatshirt and a pair of dark sunglasses.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visit CrimeStoppers.com or text tips to 274367 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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