Couple robbed at gunpoint in East Williamsburg

EAST WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man who robbed a couple at gunpoint in Brooklyn.

It happened on Friday, August 9, around 3:40 a.m. on Kingsland Avenue in East Williamsburg.

Police say the man threatened to shoot the couple before taking off with the woman's purse, a watch, and $80 in cash.

The man got away on Woodpoint Road in a gray vehicle.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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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