A group of robbers zip-tied a worker at a Queens store and stole thousands of dollars in cash and merchandise, police said. The robbery happened at a store on Grand Avenue in Ridgewood at 1:28 p.m. on Saturday, May 14.
One of the three robbers can be seen on surveillance video pulling out a handgun and pointing it at the employee behind the counter. The thieves zip-tied the employee's hands behind his back and robbed the store of $1,800 in cash and $6,500 in merchandise, according to the NYPD.
The robbers fled the store on Grand Avenue without hurting the employee. No arrests have been made as police try to determine the identity of the robbers.
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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