NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three employees were zip-tied Sunday morning in a robbery at a Dollar General store in College Point, Queens.
The incident happened at the Dollar General at 132-23 14th Rd., police told 1010 WINS.READ MORE: Parents Of Gabby Petito Expected To Hold Press Conference Tuesday On Long Island
Two suspects walked into the store with firearms, forced two employees into a restroom, and made the manager open the safe, police said. They took $1,000, and also took some scanners and a cellphone from an employee, police said.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Police Say Man Suspected Of Robbing 7 Unsuspecting Seniors In The Bronx
The suspect also zip-tied all three employees, police said.
One suspect was wearing a black jacket and black sweatpants, while the other had a gray jacket and gray sweatpants, police said.MORE NEWS: New York City Teachers, Staff Face New Vaccine Deadline, But Some Look To Push Legal Battle To Supreme Court
Police could not confirm that one of the victims knew the robbers.