The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 49 Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Friday May 13, 2016, at approximately 2:30 p.m. inside of 2427 East Tremont Avenue (T’s Nail Supply), one of the two suspects displayed a handgun and demanded money from the 27 year-old male and 49 year-old female employees. The employees complied and gave the suspects money from a cash register. The suspects then took the employees to the basement, tied them up and left them there. The suspects then took money from a second cash register before they fled the location in an unknown direction.
The first individual is:
- Male with a black mask over his face, he carried a purple and black duffel bag and a clear umbrella.
- Last seen wearing a black t-shirt over a gray hooded sweater and black pants.
The second individual is:
- Male with black mask over his face, he carried a black backpack and a red umbrella.
- Last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater and black pants.
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. All calls are strictly confidential.