Cops seek two perps in gunpoint robbery in Ridge Verizon store

The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals wanted in connection to a gun-point robbery that took place at a Bay Ridge Verizon Wireless store on Thursday, September 29.

According to police, at around 3:10 p.m., two unidentified perps, a man and a woman, walked in the Verizon Wireless Store, 7411 Third Avenue. The male perp displayed a gun and forced an employee to the rear of the store.  The female perp proceeded to steal several items from the store, placing them into a red bag. Following the robbery, both individuals fled in an unknown direction.

One suspect is described as a Hispanic man, approximately 20 years old, 6’ tall, 160 pounds, with short, straight hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, light colored sweat pants, and red and black sneakers.

The second suspect is described as a black woman, approximately 20 years old, 5’10” tall, 220 pounds with long, curly hair. She was last seen wearing a blue, long-sleeve dress shirt, black tights, and black and white sneakers.

Photo by DCPI
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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