Man robbed while getting a haircut at Brooklyn barbershop

A man was seen on surveillance footage pointing a gun at a man while he was getting a haircut at a Brooklyn barbershop Oct. 14, 2019.

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.

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

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