Men Robbed Mount Hope Deli at Gunpoint, Police Say

By Julie Shapiro | December 14, 2012 9:41pm 

THE BRONX — Police are looking for two men accused of robbing a Mount Hope deli at gunpoint Thursday morning, officials said. 

The men, one of whom was armed with a gun, walked into the deli at 1918 Webster Ave. about 7:45 a.m. and demanded money, police said.

A worker in the deli gave the robbers cash and they fled, police said.

Police described the armed suspect as a 25-to-35-year-old man, 6-foot-1, 260 pounds, and the second suspect as a 25-to-35-year-old man, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All tips are confidential.