WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — A man was robbed at gunpoint while he was getting a haircut at a Brooklyn barbershop, police said.
As the 30-year-old victim was getting a haircut inside a barbershop along Maujer Street on Oct. 14, a man with a firearm demanded his property, authorities said.
The victim complied, and the suspect fled with $350, a credit card and a cellphone, police said.
No injuries were reported.
According to police, the incident looked like “a crime of opportunity,” and picked the victim, who was seen driving to the barbershop in a nice vehicle.
Surveillance footage shows the moment the suspect holds a firearm to the victim’s neck as he sat in the barber’s chair.
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