Swiped Dough & Devices In Glendale Stickup
Masked gunmen made off with cash and a bundle of cell phones during a holdup at a Glendale cell phone dealer on Tuesday night, Dec. 2, police reported.
Law enforcement sources said the stickup occurred at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday inside the AT&T store located at 68-30 Myrtle Ave.
Reportedly, the 40-year-old male manager of the shop was preparing to close when the two crooks walked into the location.
Police said the perpetrators displayed black firearms and wore masks and gloves. They reportedly demanded the manager and others inside the location move to the rear of the store.
After the victims complied with their demands, authorities noted, the crooks removed $300 in cash from the register and five unsold cell phones still inside their casings, valued at more than $3,000.
The bandits reportedly also took the victims’ cell phones, then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
Officers from the 104th Precinct responded to the scene. No injuries were reported.
Various police units conducted a search of the surrounding area for the suspects and evidence. Despite those efforts, it was noted, no arrests were made.
The case was presented to the 104th Precinct Detective Squad for further investigation, police said .
Anyone with information regarding the holdup that could prove helpful is asked to call the 104th Precinct Detective Squad at 1-718-386-2735; all calls will be kept confidential.