NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Sunday were searching for three suspects who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.

Around 5:40 p.m. this past Thursday, three unknown suspects walked into a T-Mobile store at 436 Myrtle Ave. and displayed a gun, police said.

The suspects detained store employees in the back of the store and took an unknown number of cellphones as well as cash, police said.

The suspects fled in a light-colored sport-utility vehicle headed south on Waverly Avenue, police said.

The suspects were described as black males between the ages of 25 and 40, between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet tall.

Police have released surveillance photos and video.

Clinton Hill Robbery Suspects

Surveillance images of three suspects in the robbery of a Clinton Hill, Brooklyn cellphone store on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (Credit: NYPD)

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.


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