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UPDATED: Police Catch Man Who Burglarized Mermaid Avenue Shop On Surveillance Video

Suspect inset via police, metroPCS image via Google Maps
Suspect inset via police, metroPCS image via Google Maps

Have you seen this man?

The police are searching for the above pictured suspect caught on surveillance camera robbing a Coney Island MetroPCS.

The individual, described as male, black, 5’10” tall, and 190 lbs with brown eyes, reportedly entered the MetroPCS at 2414 Mermaid Avenue on Monday, November 7, at just passed 3 p.m, according to the police.

The man flashed a firearm and demanded a 26-year-old male employee give him the money. The employee handed over the cash and the suspect fled.

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.

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