Duo robs Ridgewood Flower Shop employee at gunpoint: NYPD

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The NYPD is looking for two men who robbed a woman who was selling flowers in Ridgewood last week.

On Monday, Aug. 17, around 6 p.m., an unidentified man approached an 18-year-old woman selling flowers at the Ridgewood Flower Shop, located at 357 Saint Nicholas Ave., according to the NYPD.

The man took out a gun and demanded the woman hand over cash, while his accomplice played lookout outside the store, police said.

The woman handed over around $500 in cash to the thieves, who fled on a motorcycle in an unknown direction, according to the NYPD.

The woman was not injured as a result of the robbery.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.