Posted: Apr 16 2017 at 6:48pm | Views: 309
Sprint Store robbed at Co-op City Mall At Bay Plaza
NYPD Seeking Armed Robbers Of Mall At Bay Plaza Electronics Store
The NYPD is seeking the community's help in finding the two men responsible for the armed robbery of a Sprint store
in the Mall at Bay Plaza
in Coop City at approximately 8 p.m. Sunday, April 9 2017, evening.
The NYPD's Public Information Office said that last Sunday, the two men entered the Co-op City Sprint store within the Mall At Bay Plaza, displayed a gun and ordered three employees, two women and a man, to the rear of the store where they forced the employees to open a safe that contained electronics. They removed, from the safe, more than 280 electronic items including iPhones, iPads and Smart watches. The robbers then tied up the three employees and fled the store.
In the days following the robbery, the NYPD released images of the suspects taken from mall surveillance cameras.
The first suspect is described by the NYPD as a dark-skinned male, approximately 35 years old, 5'10", medium build; he was last seen wearing a gray sweat suit. The second suspect is described by NYPD as a male, Hispanic, 25 to 30 years old, 5'9", thin build, with black sunglasses; he was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a blue jacket, a black shirt, black sneakers and black pants.
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.