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.READ MORE: Calls For Immediate Change Ring Out After 36-Year-Old Asian Man Stabbed In The Back In Lower Manhattan
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.READ MORE: New COVID Variant First Detected In New York City Spreading In Northeast
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.MORE NEWS: Evolving Social Media Apps Emphasize Talking Over Texting
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.