Skip to comments.Three Men Dressed as Clowns Rob Brooklyn Electronics Store
Posted on 09/17/2013 6:26:51 PM PDT by nickcarraway
The robbery took place at the Broadway Electronics in Bushwick, with the thieves stealing $4,400 in tablets, computers and other gadgets and cellphones from customers who were shopping in the store.
Police are hunting for three men who disguised themselves as clowns to steal more than $4,000 and electronics from a Brooklyn store. Cops said the men were wearing clown masks and wielding pistols when they barreled into Broadway Electronics in Bushwick about 5:30 p.m. Monday.
The buffoons grabbed phones and computers out of a display case and demanded the cash in the registers, cops said.
One of them got an employee to open the safe and scooped up $4,400, a police source said.
The men also made off with electronics that included four Android tablets, one iPad 4, one iPad Mini, and two Samsung Galaxy S4 and two Galaxy 2 cell phones.
Before taking off, the jokers forced two customers to give up their personal cell phones, a Blackberry Torch and a Metro PCS, a police source said.
An employee of the Everything .99 Cent Plus store next to the electronics shop said the robbery is one in a string of incidents at the business.
"It's crazy, Younis Aziz, 21, said. That store has been robbed four or five times over the years."
He said the store was robbed two weeks ago by three or four guys who didnt cover their faces.
Police said the shops owner and nearby businesses didnt have working surveillance cameras. The shop was closed for renovation Tuesday, according to a sign outside.
Reached by cell phone, the shops owner said he was flumoxed by the bizarre robbery.
Its a shocking thing, said owner Mohammad Butts. There were three guys with guns dressed as clowns. They even took stuff from the customers.
He said he didnt have time to answer further questions.
good thing NYC is gun free, otherwise someone would have got hurt.
Say what kind of a clown are you anyway?
Oh, the laughing on the outside, crying on the inside kind I guess.
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right...
and none were Rodeo CLowns...although they could well have been Sons Of Obama
From the Online Urban Dictionary.
ass clown (ás kloun) n.: one, who, through the fault of his parents conception, is a skid mark in society's collective underwear
the perfect description of whats his name!!
I always wanted to be a clown, but those are big shoes to fill.
well HOW in the WIde WIde World of Sports did I miss THIS ONE??
Obama Mask-Wearing Bank Robbery Suspect Held on $75K Bail
I guess they have to call em a suspect as even though they a photo of a perp in a mask which is LIKELY the robber...it has to be proven that hes the man behind the mask...../s
Send in the clowns. Oh wait, they’re here!
Life is a circus!
How could the cops let them slip away? Just look for a really small getaway car with like 30 guys packed in, and there are your suspects.
Wearing clown suits .... where was Slow Joe at the time of the crime?
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