NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man pretending to be an officer robbed three women at a spa in Queens, according to the NYPD.
It happened back on April 22 inside 39 Spa on Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica.READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Police said the suspect claimed to be an officer and carried a gun and shield.READ MORE: Justice Department Says Russians Hacked Federal Prosecutors
Newly released surveillance video shows him pointing the gun at one of the victims.
Police said he made off with the women’s cellphone and approximately $800 in cash.MORE NEWS: Police: Woman, 61, Killed In West Islip House Fire
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.