Police seek suspect in Bed-Stuy armed robbery

Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a grocery store at gunpoint over the weekend.

Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a grocery store at gunpoint over the weekend. (2/2/16)

BROOKLYN - Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a grocery store at gunpoint over the weekend.

The suspect got away with $1,600 from the Ideal Food Basket grocery store on Lafayette Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police say.

They also say the suspect went into the store around 6:40 p.m. Sunday, took out a gun, put it to the cashier's neck and forced him to empty the register.

The robbery was captured on the store's surveillance camera.

The suspect has not yet been identified.

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