The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individuals in connection to a commercial robbery within the confines of the 40th Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Tuesday, June 16, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. inside of a restaurant located at 237 Willis Avenue, a 36 years old male employee along with four other employees were in the basement of the business when four unidentified individuals entered the location displayed firearms and forcibly removed over $80,000 in cash, two cell phones, a pair of Timberland boots and clothing. The individuals then fled in a Black sedan south bound on Willis Avenue towards the Major Deegan Highway. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.
- Individual #1 and #2 are described as males black; last seen wearing yellow t-shirts, black pants and black sneakers.
- Individual #3 and #4 are described as males black: last seen wearing all black.
Surveillance video and photos of the individuals were captured in the vicinity of the above location.
The video shows the (4) individuals exiting the vehicle prior to the incident.
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.