5 men wanted in violent robbery outside Brooklyn deli

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GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — Five men are wanted in connection with an attack at a Brooklyn deli in which they allegedly snatched two chains from the victim's neck and stole $160 in cash from him, police said Monday.

The attack happened about 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 10 in front of Kings Express Deli and Grocery, located at 478 Kings Highway in Gravesend.

Police released video and photos on Monday of the group inside the deli, before the attack. It's unknown what sparked the violence.

Police said the attackers assaulted a 23-year-old man. During the assault, the culprits took two chains off the victim's neck and $160 in cash from his pocket.

The victim was taken to a hospital in serious but stable condition and treated for bruising to his face and head.

The attackers, pictured below in photos released by NYPD, ran away in an unknown direction.

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

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