Suspect wanted in East Flatbush liquor store robbery

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EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) -- Police are searching for a suspect they say robbed a Brooklyn liquor store Friday evening.

The robbery happened at the G & H Wine and Liquor Store at 409 Kings Highway in East Flatbush around 8 p.m.

Police say the suspect walked into the store, brandished a weapon and demanded cash from an employee. The employee complied and the suspect made off with approximately $1,000 in cash.

Surveillance video has been released to try and catch the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. People can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.