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Photo released in frightening Brooklyn robbery

Thursday, June 06, 2013
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Police in Brooklyn are looking for the man behind a frightening gunpoint robbery, and they're hoping a surveillance photo will help lead to an arrest.

The incident happened around noon on June 4 inside La Fogata restaurant on Gates Avenue in the Bushwick section.

The suspect entered the eatery, pointed a gun at workers and ordered them down on the floor.

He then stole a cell phone and money from one of the workers, as well as cash from the register.

A second suspect reportedly acted as a lookout.

Both suspects fled on food. The victims were not injured as a result.

The first suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male last seen wearing black sunglasses and a gray shirt. The lookout was a black male last seen wearing a black shirt and gray sweatpants.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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