Police are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a cellphone shop on Beach 20th Street in Far Rockaway on Friday.
Authorities say that a 26-year-old man was working inside B K Wirleess, located at 10-54 Beach 20th St., within the confines of the 101st Precinct, just before 7 p.m.on March 17, when three unknown men entered the cellphone shop. A member of the group flashed a firearm while the others snatched approximately $3,000 and 20 cellphones before all three suspects fled the scene on foot and headed southbound on Beach 20th Street, police said.
No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, according to authorities.
Wanted for a Robbery: On Friday March 17, 2023 At Approx. 6:48 P.M. inside of 10-54 Beach Channel Dr. @nypd101pct three unknown individuals entered BK Wireless displayed a firearm and removed Cell phones and $3000.00 from store. Call us at 800-577-TIPS pic.twitter.com/wVfQKGBlvW
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) March 18, 2023
Police on Saturday released surveillance images of the suspects taken from inside the cellphone shop.
One of the suspects was described as having a medium complexion and slim build. He is approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and was last seen wearing a green jacket, black gloves and a black ski mask.
The second suspect also has a medium complexion and slim build and was also described as being 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, a black ski mask and blue gloves.
The third suspect is approximately 6 feet tall with a medium complexion and medium build, police said. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.
All calls are strictly confidential.