Cops Search for Cigarette Stealing Gunmen in Bronx

BRONX- Cops are looking for a pair of gunmen who stuck up a Bronx nail salon for smokes and cash. They struck a bodega on the same block the next day.

At around 8:45 pm on January 21, the duo walked into a nail salon on East Burnside Avenue. Waving a gun, the robbers had the store clerk hand over $800 from the register and cigarettes. 

The following day, cops say the pair robbed a bodega two stores down from the nail salon they hit. At around 1:30 am, the gunmen entered the bodega on Burnside Avenue and stuck up a female employee. 

After demanding cash, the gunmen also took the worker’s purse. Cops say the robbers walked away with $80 in property. 

Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are confidential. 

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.




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