Man accused of pistol whipping jewelry store employees during robbery
A man accused of pistol whipping jewelry store employees during a robbery in Brooklyn has been arrested, police say.
Michael Walker, 49, is facing charges after police say he robbed and assaulted employees inside the Kangan Jewelers on Coney Island Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
They say Walker pistol-whipped two employees before taking merchandise and leaving the store.
The employees were transported to Maimonides Medical Center with minor injuries, police say.
Walker was arrested a short time later at his East 18th Street home.
Police say he is facing a slew of charges, including robbery, assault, grand larceny, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of stolen property.