Video shows group robbing Brooklyn dollar store, assaulting employee with shopping baskets

Police are searching for a group of eight men caught on video robbing a Brooklyn dollar store and attacking a store employee with a plastic shopping basket. 



It happened Saturday around 8 p.m. at the Family Dollar store on Atlantic Avenue.



The men are seen pushing their way through the doors as an employee attempts to block them from entering. 



The employee pushes the men back, but is quickly outnumbered and overpowered by the group who run into the store and grab nine tower speakers.



The group is also seen throwing plastic store baskets at the 24-year-old employee.



Police say he was transported to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. 



Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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