Police: Man, woman robbed Wash & Play Lotto Laundromat in Fort Greene at gunpoint
BROOKLYN - Police are asking for helping in identifying and finding a man and woman accused of robbing a Fort Greene laundromat at gunpoint earlier this month.
The owner of Wash & Play Lotto Laundromat says the ordeal was terrifying. He says his son was working the night of the robbery. The man and woman entered the laundromat at around 9 p.m., one of them brandishing a gun. They bound his son to a chair with duct tape and fled.
Police say the suspects got away with an iPhone, DVR security system, black cash register, one personal check and $300 in cash.
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Police were able to obtain photos of the suspects via surveillance video near Layayette Avenue and South Elliot Place. The male suspect is described as 35 years old and 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing around 250 pounds with brown eyes and a goatee. The female suspect is about 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs around 130 pounds and also has brown eyes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.