NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A gunpoint robbery was caught on video last month in Brooklyn, and police are searching for the suspect.
It happened around 11:30 p.m. on June 16 on Prospect Place near Rodgers Avenue in Crown Heights.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All New York City Municipal Workers, Including First Responders
Surveillance video shows the suspect walk up to a 29-year-old man while holding a gun.
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The victim can be seen placing his bag and other belongings on the ground and then lying face down on the sidewalk. The suspect reaches down to grab a few items, then takes the whole bag and walks away.
Police said the victim was not physically hurt.MORE NEWS: Employee Stabbed To Death At East Harlem Deli
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.