NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help finding the gunman who locked six people in the back room of a beauty salon during a broad-daylight robbery.

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It happened at 3:05 p.m. Friday at a salon on Nostrand Avenue near Park Place in Crown Heights.

Police say the suspect walked into the salon, locked the door, and pulled out a gun.

He stole about $230 from the six people inside the shop before locking them inside a back room.

Anyone with any information is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.