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Armed bandit robs Williamsburg couple: NYPD

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Wanted: Police are looking for this man, who was caught on tape robbing a Williamsburg couple at gunpoint at Kingsland Avenue.

Cops are hunting the gunman who robbed a couple in Williamsburg on Aug. 9.

The victim, 25, told police the pistol-packing perp approached him and his girlfriend on Kingsland Avenue near Frost Street at 3:40 a.m., when he snatched the woman’s purse, which contained a watch and $80.

The bandit fled with his loot into a gray car, before peeling off heading southbound on Woodpoint Road, according to the authorities.

Investigators tracked down a surveillance camera that offered a clear vantage of the robbery and nabbed footage of the suspect, who was spotted wearing a white hat, T-shirt, sweatpants and white sneakers, cops said.

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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

Reach reporter Kevin Duggan at (718) 260–2511 or by e-mail at kduggan@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @kduggan16.
Updated 12:49 pm, August 19, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Local from Here says:
Lol at the cop hating hipsters getting a taste of real Brooklyn. You are on your own, soy boys. Better get to the gym quick and bulk up those noodle arms.
Aug. 19, 2019, 9:13 pm
Ghislaine Maxwell from Pedo Island says:
looks like the ‘real Brooklyn’ is too stupid to get a real job. He gonna be joining his homies at the detention center aka the ‘Real Brooklyn Hyatt’
Aug. 19, 2019, 9:45 pm
Local from Here says:
I never ventured away from my parents house.
Aug. 20, 2019, 7:27 am
Soy says:
What's wrong with living at home and saving money? Slso reducing demand for housing thereby keeping the price of housing down.
Aug. 20, 2019, 9:56 pm
Local from Here says:
Never leaving your parents house leads to becoming a racist online troll.
Aug. 21, 2019, 12:17 pm
LaQwerty Jones says:
The only one obsessed with the term ‘racist’ is Henry Ford. Don’t forget that folks. Oh and God bless America, God Bless Donald Trump and MAGA!
Aug. 21, 2019, 7:25 pm

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