NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say robbed a Brooklyn flower shop at gunpoint on New Year’s Day.
It happened shortly after 4:15 p.m. Saturday at Flores Con Amor on Wilson Avenue in Bushwick.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
Police said a 17-year-old girl was behind the counter when the suspect walked in with a gun in his waistband and demanded money.
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The employee opened the cash register, and the man reached inside to steal $30, police said.
Surveillance video shows him running off with the gun and cash in hand.
The girl was not hurt.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Tracking New 'Stealth' Omicron Variant Spreading In Europe, Detected In U.S.
Anyone with information about the suspect 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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.