WANTED: Robbery (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photo wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 77th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, January 23, 2017, at approximately 11:28 a.m.two unidentified individuals did enter the VIM store located at 1370 Saint Johns Place and attempted to remove merchandise from the store. A 29-year-old male victim attempted to stop the individuals from removing the items and a struggle ensued.   The items fell to the ground along with the victim’s cellphone.  The unidentified individuals picked up the victim’s cellphone and fled the location in an unknown direction.  There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

 Individual #1 is described as a:

  •  Male Black, 5’10” tall, 160lbs., with blue eyes, short black hair and last seen wearing a camouflage hooded sweater, green pants, green work boots and black winter hat.

 Individual #2 is described as a:

  •  Male Black, last seen wearing a blue fur jacket, black jeans, white and black sneakers.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS 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 texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are kept strictly confidential.