Barber fights off 2 would-be robbers in East Flatbush

Two men beat a barber shop employee while attempting to rob him Friday night in East Flatbush, according to police.



They say the incident happened on Nostrand Avenue.



Surveillance video shows one of the robbers trying to take a gold chain and money from the 44-year-old employee. After the employee refused to cooperate and a struggle ensued, both suspects fled without any proceeds.



One suspect was carrying a silver handgun and is described as being in his early to mid-20s and last seen wearing a black sweatshirt.



The second suspect is believed to be in his teens and last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and green jacket.



Police say the employee walked away with a minor head injury.



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


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