NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man with a submachine gun stole $200 worth of cigarettes from a Brooklyn deli Satuday, police said.

The robbery took place at around 3:15 a.m. at a deli located at Fulton and Cleveland Streets.

The suspect pulled out the gun, threatened a worker and robbed the deli of $600 in cash as well as the cigarettes.

The suspect is described as being 40-45 years old, about six feet tall, with short black hair. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, sunglasses, a black leather jacket, t-shirt, blue jeans and gray sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit tips via the Crime Stoppers website or by texting a to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.


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