Armed men tie up victim, get away with over $13K from store: Police - Metro US

Armed men tie up victim, get away with over $13K from store: Police


Police are looking for two armed suspects they say tied up a store worker in Brooklyn before stealing $13,800 from the store and fleeing the scene.

On Dec. 17 at 2:25 p.m. the two men entered King Bao Inc. – Variety Store at 45-02 6th Ave. According to police, the first suspect forced a 38-year-old female worker to the back of the store where he tied her hands and feet with rope.

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The second suspect entered displaying a silver firearm and took $800 in cash from a cash register and $13,000 contained in a box, cops said.

Both men fled the scene in an unknown direction and the victim was not injured during the incident.

Police describe the first suspect as wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans and brown boots. The second man is described to be wearing a black jacket, black hoodie, blue jeans and brown boots.

A surveillance video and photos of the suspects have been released.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. Tipsters can text information via 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577, too.

The public can also submit tips online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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