2 wanted in string of armed robberies in Brooklyn, Manhattan

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Marcus Solis reporting live

Police are looking for two men in connection with four robberies in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

In four incidents between April 8 and May 17, a man entered the stores, produced a knife, demanded money, then fled with cash from the registers and the clerks' personal property.

Only one man goes into the store while the other remains outside.

Around 5:10 p.m. April 8, at Area Play on Smith Street in Brooklyn, a 27-year-old woman had $300, a cell phone and credit cards taken.

Around 4:45 p.m. April 28, at Pink Olive on Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn, a 25-year-old woman had $841, a cell phone and credit cards taken.

At 12:25 p.m. May 3, at Tiny Brooklyn store on Court Street, a 27-year-old woman had $245, a cell phone and credit cards taken.

At 6:45 p.m. on May 17, a man entered 125 E. 47th St., grabbed a woman by the hair and forced her into the basement. Her hands and feet were bound by wire and duct tape, police said. The individual robbed the store, then fled.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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