Man robs Brooklyn Boost Mobile at gunpoint: police

FLATBUSH-DITMAS PARK, Brooklyn — Police are searching for a man who robbed a Brooklyn Boost Mobile store at gunpoint on Friday.

Cops said the man entered the store on 1175 Flatbush Avenue around 2:50 p.m., pulled out a handgun and demanded money from a male store worker. The man took two Samsung Galaxy cellphones from the store as well as the employee's personal cellphone and $40 from the cash register, according to police.

The man fled on foot and the employee's cellphone was tracked and found in a nearby dumpster, police said.

Surveillance video shows the man walking to and then running from the store. He was last seen wearing all black clothing and white shoes.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).