Police searching for 2 suspects who robbed Midtown jewelry store at gunpoint

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MIDTOWN -- Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a Midtown jewelry store at gunpoint Friday, making off with an unknown number of watches.

The suspects entered the Kenjo jewelry store on 40 W 57th St. around 1 p.m. and handed employees bags to fill with watches while pointing a gun. The employees complied, and the suspects fled the store.

The suspect who brandished the gun is described as a black man, 30 to 35 years old, and about 5-foot-7 to 8 inches tall with a stocky build. He was last seen wearing a a blue button-down short-sleeve shirt with a black long-sleeve shirt underneath, a black baseball cap, khaki pants and dark-colored sneakers.

The second suspect is described as a black man in his early to mid-thirties, about 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7 inches tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a blue button-down short-sleeve shirt with a black long-sleeve shirt underneath, a black and red baseball cap with the letters "USA" on the front, khaki cargo pants and black boots.

Kenjo specializes in men's watches.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.