Police released video of an armed robbery at a Brooklyn sneaker store, in hopes that the public can help identify the five people wanted for questioning. The video shows one of the group members apparently holding a gun.
According to the NYPD, the armed robbery took place last Monday, September 17, around 2:10 p.m., at Lee's Sneakers (947 Pennsylvania Avenue) in East New York. The suspects entered, threatened the clerks, and then took merchandise—like hats—and a laptop before fleeing.
The suspects are describes as black males, ages 15-16, around 5'6"-5'8" and 130-150 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.