The brazen robbery happened at around 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, in Sunset Park. The truck was in front of a Chase Bank located at the corner of 8th Avenue and 55th Street.
According to authorities, a Brink's employee was making a bank money drop when two of the suspects approached him and began to ask for directions.
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While the employee was distracted, the third suspect managed to grab a bag of cash that had been left unattended on the bumper of the armored truck and ran from the scene, heading south on 8th Avenue.
The stolen bag reportedly contained $300,000 in cash.
Brinks says the company is working with law enforcement on the case.
Three suspects wanted for allegedly distracting a Brink's truck driver in Brooklyn and stealing a bag with $300K in cash inside.
The thief who managed to get away with the bag is described as a man with a light complexion and a slim build who was last seen wearing a black winter hat, a black hooded jacket, gray pants, and black sneakers.
The other two suspects who distracted the Brink's employee are described as a man with a medium complexion and a medium build who was last seen wearing a black winter hat with white trim, a black winter coat with a hood, gray pants, and black sneakers and a man with a medium complexion and a medium build, last seen wearing a black winter hat, a black face mask, a black jacket, black pants, black sneakers, and a black backpack.
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