Surveillance video shows gunpoint robbery at Brownsville deli
BROOKLYN - Police want the public’s help finding the man who allegedly robbed a deli at gunpoint in Brownsville last Friday.
The incident happened during the morning rush at the Junior 2 Pizzeria and Grill on Eastern Parkway near Herkimer Street.
Investigators released surveillance video of the suspect, who walked into the corner store at around 10 a.m.
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They say the man then flashed a silver revolver at the clerk and demanded money. He's believed to have made off with a pair of headphones, a cell phone and $150.
The shop's owner Mahmoud Alzandani says this is the first time they have been robbed since they opened about a year and a half ago.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.