Video via NYPD
While shoppers examined paint chips and googled the inventor of the Phillips-head screwdriver, four suspects made out with a construction bonanza of high-tech demolition hammers at the Home Depot located at 550 Hamilton Avenue just under the Gowanus Expressway.
On Wednesday, January 4 at approximately 9:28pm, the individuals entered the store and snuck out around $7000.00 worth of the expensive tools, cops say.
Police say the four then fled the location in a green Honda.
Police have provided the following descriptions of the suspects:
Individual 1: Female, light complexion, approximately 20-28 years of age, black hair, and last seen wearing a tan jacket, black hoodie, gray sweatpants, and black and blue sneakers.
Individual 2: Male, Black, dark complexion, approximately 20-28 years of age, black dreadlocks, and last seen wearing a gray hoodie and black pants.
Individual 3: Male, Hispanic, medium complexion, approximately 20-28 years of age, and last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, blue jeans, and black sneakers.
Individual 4: Male, Hispanic, light complexion, approximately 20-28 years of age, last seen wearing a gray hat, black hooded jacket and gray sweatpants.
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.
Although the song is not named demolition hammer, we were reminded of this song: