NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help identifying the suspects who robbed a Manhattan T-Mobile store Sunday.
The entire thing was caught on surveillance video.
At around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, two men entered the shop at 19th Street and First Avenue. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and pointed it at two employees and a customer, forcing them into a back room. The suspects then had one employee load a bag with about 40 phones and some $1,500 in cash, police said. The two other people were kept crouched on the floor with the second suspect covered them.
The suspects are described as black men. One is 30-40 years old, about 5’11, 270 pounds with facial hair. He was wearing a dark grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, police said. The other is about 25 years old, about 5’9″, and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light grey hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip via their website. You can also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.
All calls are confidential.