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Man steals $15K of jewelry at gunpoint in Queens: NYPD

Posted at 4:04 PM, Mar 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-26 16:04:13-04

SUNNYSIDE, Queens — Police are searching for a man who allegedly held up a Queens jewelry store Friday afternoon.

According to police, the gunpoint robbery happened at A.D.L. Jewelers located at 39-38 Queens Blvd., in Sunnyside around 3:40 p.m.

The suspect allegedly walked into the store and held a gun to a store employee while demanding jewelry. The jeweler complied and the suspect made off with $15,000 in valuables.

Police have released surveillance video showing the suspect in the store.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.