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Lower Manhattan jewelry store robbers caught on camera

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Police are looking for a pair of robbers who struck a jewelry store in Lower Manhattan, and they're hoping surveillance images and video will lead to arrests.

Authorities say the two men burst into Omega Millennium on Nassau Street around 4:30 p.m. Saturday and threatened workers with a gun.

They tied up the employees with zip ties and a cord, grabbed the jewels and ran off.

No injuries were reported.

The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40 years old, standing 6-foot-2 and weighing 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black North Face jacket with a purple hooded sweatshirt.

The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40 years old, standing 6-foot-1 and weighing 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a burgundy leather jacket with a purple hooded sweatshirt and a pair of dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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