NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are chasing two men seen on video bursting into a garage in Upper Manhattan and stealing a gun from a flight attendant before driving a stolen car.
The robbery occurred around 8 am on Sunday in a garage on West 181 Street near Amsterdam Avenue Washington Heights.
Surveillance footage shows the suspects entering the garage with a scooter and starting to speak to the flight attendant outside the office.
That is when a man suddenly pulls a gun, points the worker in the head and forces him into the office.
Police say suspects stole his wallet and cell phone, then took the keys from the keybox and drove a blue 2015 Mercedes Benz C30 and a black 2014 BMW 335i xDrive with Pennsylvania number plate RR6B32.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip through their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.