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Delivery person robbed at gunpoint at Brooklyn apartment: Police

Posted: 11:54 AM, Feb 08, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-08 11:54:44-05
Delivery person robbed in BK

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Authorities are searching for two men wanted in connection to a gunpoint robbery of a delivery person in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon.

The food delivery person was inside an apartment building in the vicinity of Union and Portal streets around 5:30 p.m. when he was approached by two people, police said.

As the 35-year-old deliveryman tried to leave the building, one of the individuals displayed a silver firearm and forcibly removed $100 in cash before fleeing, according to cops.

No injuries were reported.

Surveillance video obtained by NYPD shows the moment the delivery person was approached by one of the suspects.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).