Police from the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood are looking for a hammer-wielding man and his accomplices who allegedly robbed a cellphone store on Myrtle Avenue on Jan. 27.
Authorities say the perpetrators entered the Verizon store, located at 55-17 Myrtle Ave., at around 5:20 p.m. on Jan. 27. Police say the alleged ringleader brandished a hammer and threatened to strike a store employee.
The suspects proceeded to remove numerous iPhones before leaving the store in an unknown direction, police said.
The suspects were dressed in all-black clothing and wore black face masks during the robbery, according to authorities.
🚨WANTED for ROBBERY 🚨
On 1/27/23, at approx 5:20pm, pictured perpetrators entered a Verizon store located at 55-17 Myrtle Avenue & removed numerous iPhones & threatened to strike the victim with the hammer.
Have info? Call crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/hLuYi4ru9Q— NYPD 104th Precinct (@NYPD104Pct) January 28, 2023
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.