NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday were trying to identify a suspect who held up a deli at gunpoint in Crown Heights, Brooklyn last week.
Around 12:30 a.m. this past Thursday, the suspect walked into the deli at 689A Nostrand Ave., where he brandished a gun and demanded money from the 31-year-old male employee, police said.
The worker handed over about $350, police said. No injuries were reported.
The suspect was described as a black male standing about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds, with a medium skin complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray hat, brown boots, a black waist-length jacket, and a blue backpack.
Police have released surveillance photos and video.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.