Police: Man pretends to have gun, attempts to steal cell phone in Bed-Stuy

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Police are searching for a man in connection to an attempted robbery in Bed-Stuy.

News 12 is told that a 27-year-old man agreed to meet another man in front of 887 Putnam Ave. to sell a cell phone.

Police say the suspect pretended to have a gun and demanded the other man's property.

The victim ran away and nothing was taken from him.

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

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