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Pair of crooks sought in gunpoint robbery at Glendale smoke shop

Dec. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina

Police from the 104th Precinct are searching for the crooks behind a gunpoint robbery inside a Glendale smoke shop.

Police say two unidentified men entered Buy me Flowers, located on 67-38 Myrtle Ave., shortly after midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 5, and flashed a gun before stealing $4,450 worth of merchandise from the store.

The crooks then took off in an unidentified vehicle eastbound on Myrtle Avenue, police said. No injures were reported as a result of the robbery.

Police from the 104th Precinct are searching for two men suspected of robbing a smoke shop at gunpoint in Glendale. Photo by Anthony Medina

The NYPD released surveillance images of the two men seen at the shop. Police describe the first individual as having a medium complexion and slim build. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket and light-colored pants.

The second individual is described as having a dark complexion and a slim build, police said. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, light-colored sweatpants and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

correction: an earlier version of this article said the smoke shop was located in Ridgewood. The actual location of the shop is in the neighborhood of Glendale. We apologize for the error.

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