Man robs 2 Brooklyn stores on same day

August 31, 2012 5:22:12 AM PDT
Police are investigating two robbery attempts in Brooklyn that happened hours apart.

The NYPD has released surveillance of the suspect, seen wearing a red button down shirt and brandishing a gun around 3 a.m. Thursday at a store in Brooklyn.

He fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Then late Thursday, wearing a blue T-shirt, the same man allegedly robbed another store a few miles away in Cobble Hill.

He also displayed a firearm and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is described as a white male between 20 and 25 years old, standing approximately 5-foot-8 and weighing 200 to 220 pounds, with black hair.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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