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Video Shows Suspects In $750K Jewelry Store Robbery Jump Over Subway Turnstile

The suspects in the violent Brooklyn Heights jewelry store robbery were caught on video as they were making their getaway, police say.

Around 5:20 p.m. on May 25, authorities say that three males entered a jewelry store at 60 Court Street and assaulted the 67-year-old owner. They were allegedly armed with a firearm and took $500,000 in jewelry and $250,000 in cash.

The three suspects were allegedly wearing construction outfits, while a fourth male was standing outside the store as a lookout and wearing a Tyvek paint suit and holding sign that read "Danger Asbestos—Men Working."

The owner suffered a laceration to his head and was taken to a hospital. A witness said, "He had his head bashed open. He was like running around screaming: ‘Help me, help me.’ A lot of people were calling the cops—it was really crazy."

The four suspects fled to the Borough Hall subway station, where this video was taken:

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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