Cops are looking for a suspect they say held up a 75-year-old deli employee at gunpoint in Bay Ridge, stealing over $200 on Tuesday, February 20.
Authorities say that at around 6:45 p.m., the suspect approached P and K Gift Shop near Bay Ridge Avenue and Ridge Boulevard, pointed the firearm at the victim’s waistband and demanded cash. The man handed $250 to the crook who then fled the scene on foot eastbound on Bay Ridge Avenue.
The suspect is described as a white man. He last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a light colored hooded sweater, dark colored sweatpants, black gloves and white sneakers.
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.
All calls are strictly confidential.