East Broadway Bodega Held up at Gunpoint
Two men held up a Lower East Side bodega at gunpoint this past Friday, police said.
The suspects – described as African American males – entered the He Xie Grocery at 154 East Broadway at approximately 6:47pm, drawing firearms and demanding cash. They made off with $1,500, and fled on a moped.
Surveillance video from the scene shows one of the suspects running out of the store with cash and hopping on the getaway ride.
No one was hurt in the incident.
Cops are still investigating, and are offering a reward of $2,500.
🚨WANTED🚨for a Robbery inside of 154 East Broadway (He Xie Grocery Store) #lowereastside #manhattan @NYPD7Pct On 08/07/20 @ 6:47PM💰Reward up to $2500👓Seen them? Know who they are?☎️Call 1-800-577-TIPS or DM us!📞Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! #yourcityyourcall pic.twitter.com/SRpYYcsy6W
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