VIDEO: Police search for man who robbed employee at gunpoint in Sunset Park

June 1, 2018 Jaime DeJesus
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Cops are looking for a suspect wanted for robbing a man at gunpoint inside an import-export company in the Sunset Park area.

According to authorities, on Friday, May 18 at around 5:30 p.m., the crook entered the space on 51st Street between Second and Third Avenues, and approached a 44-year-old male employee ostensibly to ask for a job. The crook then took out a gun and demanded money. He then took around $13,000 and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male around 30-40 years old, about 6’1”, 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing all red.

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 entering TIP577.

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