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Robbery Pattern in South Brooklyn

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The NYPD has released information on a pattern of robberies in the Sheepshead Bay and Flatlands neighborhoods last month.

A pair of robberies took place in the early hours of Thursday, July 20, police report. The first took place at 1:35am, in a 7-11 at 2247 Utica Ave, near Avenue O in Flatlands. The second robbery followed at 2:42am, at a BP gas station at 2317 Coney Island Ave, near Avenue T in Sheepshead Bay.

In both instances the suspect entered the locations, displayed a firearm, and demanded that the employee empty the register, according to police. The suspect fled the scenes with $1500 and $600, respectively.

Police describe the suspect as a black male in his 30s, last seen wearing a dark blue, long sleeve t-shirt with the number “72” on the front, blue jeans, and a black ski mask.

Surveillance footage shows a suspect matching the police description performing one of the robberies.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 

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