GRAVESEND, Brooklyn (PIX11) — After forcing store customers, including a 6-year-old boy, into a closet June 16, a man stole about 100 cellphones from a Brooklyn business, police said.
The armed suspect entered the Avenue X store about 7:55 p.m., police said. Once inside, he forced customers into a closet by holding them at gunpoint. Then, he removed about 100 phones before fleeing the scene.
Police said no injuries were reported as a result of the robbery.
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