99¢ Store Robbed of Over $4,000

99¢ Tower in East New York. Via Google Maps.

EAST NEW YORK — Two people broke into a general store in East New York, robbing over $4,000 in early January.

On Wednesday, January 8, around 05.15 a.m., a couple broke into 99¢ Tower, a general store at 2526 Linden Boulevard, through a side door, cops said.

Once inside, the suspects removed an ATM machine containing approximately $3,160 dollars and took it with them, as well as around $1,100 dollars from two cash registers, and attempted to break into a second ATM machine with crowbars, causing damage to it.

The suspects are described as a male wearing a green hoodie and blue jeans, and possibly, a Black female, wearing a black hoodie and black Adidas track pants.

We’re reached out to 99¢ Tower for comment.

The individuals fled the location in an unknown direction. Footage from the incident is below.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the individuals 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Irina Groushevaia

Irina Groushevaia

Irina Groushevaia is the Managing Editor and covers Bushwick, Williamsburg, and beyond. Questions & tips: Irina@bklyner.com

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