Video: Suspects rob attendant, steal 2 cars from Washington Heights parking garage, police say

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Washington Heights parking garage robbery

Cops launched a search for the two suspects who robbed a parking garage attendant and got away with two vehicles. (NYPD)

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Authorities have asked for assistance in identifying the two suspects who stole two vehicles from a parking garage in Upper Manhattan Sunday morning.

It happened around 8 a.m. inside a parking garage along West 181 Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights, police said.

Two people entered the parking garage and displayed a firearm to the parking garage attendant and forcibly removed his wallet and phone, according to authorities.

The suspects proceeded to remove two keys from a key box and drove off with two unoccupied, parked vehicles: a blue 2015 Mercedes Benz C30 with an unknown license plate and a 2014 black BMW 335i xDrive with Pennsylvania license plate: RR6B32, cops said.

No injuries were reported in the incident. 

Police obtained surveillance of the footage of the incident. 

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, 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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