Employees tied up during Lower Manhattan jewelry store robbery

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One suspect displayed a gun while the second suspect pushed the employees into the store’s safe room. (Credit: DCPI)

A pair of robbers stormed into a Lower Manhattan jewelry store on Saturday and threatened the store’s employees, a father and daughter, with a gun, police said.

The suspects entered Omega Millennium jewelry store on Nassau Street at about 4:30 p.m. One suspect held out a black firearm while his friend pushed the man and his daughter in a safe room. Both men tied up the victims using zip ties and a cord, police said.

They then removed jewelry from display cases and fled the store.

The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40 years old, 6-foot-2, 175 lbs. and wearing a black north face jacket with a purple hooded sweatshirt.

The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40 years old, 6-foot-1, 200 lbs. and wearing a burgundy leather with a purple hooded sweatshirt and a pair of dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).



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