EAST VILLAGE, N.Y. (WPIX)—Cops are hunting for a couple of guys with a gun. They have already robbed the Metro PCS store at 14th Street and First Avenue in the East Village and could strike again. To turn up the heat they have released photos cops say show the men robbing the phone store Friday night.
On the tape you see the two guys enter the store. The first man pulls out a handgun and heads for the counter where he demands cash.
They escape with an undetermined amount of cash.
The first guy is described by police as Black, about 40-years-old, 6-feet tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He has a black and gray beard and was wearing a black leather coat, wool cap, and sunglasses.
The second man is also believed to be in his 40s, 5'6" tall and about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black coat, gloves, and sunglasses.
If you recognize the men or have any information about the crime you are asked to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. Tipsters can also submit information at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577.
All calls are confidential.