WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Cops are hunting two men who allegedly knocked over a St. Nicholas Avenue boutique clothing store last month.
The NYPD released pictures Thursday of the two suspects who they say robbed Cartier Couture, located at 1503 St. Nicholas Ave. between West 185th and 186th streets, on August 30.
The alleged robbers entered the store about 9:30 that night, police said, and one of them asked an employee to grab a pair of shoes from the basement. That's when the other man pulled followed the clerk and pulled out a semi-automatic pistol, cops added.
He warned the worker to stay downstairs and threatened to shoot him, police said.
The other man swiped clothes and an unknown amount of cash, police said.
Both men fled, police said, and the worker was not injured.
The suspects are described as being about 25 years old with thin builds and short black hair. Each suspect was wearing a dark blue or gray T-shirt, police said.
Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted at www.NYPDCrimeStoppers.com or by text at 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.