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Crooks Got More Than 99¢

Bushwick Discount Store Held Up

Police are searching for two men who held up a 99-cent store in Bushwick last Monday, Jan. 20, law enforcement officials announced.

The suspect in the recent 99- cent store robbery in Bushwick.

The stickup went down at about 9:17 p.m. in the 99 Cents & Gifts Bodega at 162 Irving Ave., when two masked assailants burst in, flashed a gun and started punching the 52- year-old clerk in the face, according to police sources.

Reportedly, the suspects took off with $1,000.

Police described one of the robbers as a white or Hispanic male last seen wearing a black jacket, black book bag and a black mask.

The second suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male standing about 6′-tall and weighing 180 lbs. who was last seen wearing a black jacket, black bag and a black mask, law enforcement officials said.

Anyone with information regarding to this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-577-TIPS; by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.coml or by texting information to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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