Robbers smash arcade machine in the Bronx
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - The NYPD is on the hunt for three suspects involved in a robbery at a Bronx laundromat.
Security camera footage from Professional Dry Cleaning on Cortlandt Ave. in the Melrose section of the borough shows one of the suspects repeatedly smash an arcade machine with a hammer.
The other suspect takes the coins from the machine. A third suspect remained outside as a lookout.
According to police, one of the suspects threw a stool at an employee striking him in the ear.
Cops describe the first suspect as a male, black , 22 to 25 year old, 6'2, 200lbs, with a hammer; last seen wearing a black mask, black and white striped long sleeve shirt, black shorts and black and white sneakers.
The second individual is a male, black , 22 to 25 year old, 6'1, 220lbs, carried a black backpack; last seen wearing a black du-rag and dark colored clothing.
The third individual is a male, black, 25 to 25 years old, 6'0, 175lbs; last seen wearing a red hooded sweater, black pants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
Police say all calls/texts remain strictly confidential.