280+ items, including iPhones, iPads, stolen in Bronx armed robbery, police say

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Two men are wanted in the robbery of a Bronx Sprint store.

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- Police are looking for two men in connection with the robbery of a Bronx Sprint store over the weekend.

Around 8 p.m. Sunday, at 200 Baychester Ave. (The Mall at Bay Plaza), two men went into the Sprint store and forced three employees to the rear of the store at gunpoint.

NYPD surveillance video:

NYPD video

They told the workers to open a safe that contained electronics. According to the New York City Police Department, the suspects took the merchandise, zip-tied the three employees then fled.

More than 280 items, including Apple iPhone, iPad and smart watches, were taken.

The first individual is a black man, about 35, 5 feet 10 inches, medium build; last seen wearing a gray sweat suit. The second is a Hispanic man, 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches, thin build, with black sunglasses; last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a blue jacket, a black shirt, black sneakers and black pants.

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