Search for trio in armed robbery of Upper East Side convenience store

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for the men behind an armed robbery at a convenience store on the Upper East Side.

Video shows one man holding a gun, as he and two others steal cash and cigarettes from Green Olive Convenient Shop.

It happened Sunday at 8:28 p.m. inside the shop on 1st Avenue at 66th Street.

Police also released pictures that give us a better look at the suspects.

The robbers fled the shop in a white Honda Accord driving northbound on 1st Avenue.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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