Armed robbers take cash register, security system from Brooklyn laundromat

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Police are looking for these two suspects in the armed robbery of a Fort Greene laundromat.
Credit: NYPD

Police are looking for a man and woman suspected of flashing a gun and robbing a Fort Greene, Brooklyn, laundromat on Feb. 4.

The suspects, wearing all black and in skull caps, came into the Wash & Play Lotto Laundromat about 9 p.m., according to police. One of them brandished a silver semiautomatic pistol and demanded money from an employee, who was then bound to a chair with duct tape.

The suspects took a black cash register, an iPhone 4, a DVR security system, $300 in cash and a personal check.

Police described the male suspect as black, about 35 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 250 pounds and had a goatee.

The female suspect was described as black, about 28 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 130 pounds.

Police are asking for anyone with information in regards to this incident to call the department’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS, or to submit tips online.

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