There was an armed robbery in Manhattan’s Diamond District on Sunday that was straight out of Hollywood. Surveillance video captured the brazen suspects sporting handguns as they forced store employees to the ground before making off with some serious loot.
Police said the trio of thieves entered Avianne & Co. Jewelers on West 47th Street in the middle of the day. Though it’s unknown how much was taken in terms of actual dollars, just by looking at the empty display cases, it appears the business was cleared out, CBS2’s Christina Fan reported. The store’s employees told Fan police spent most of the day Sunday dusting for fingerprints.
As the revealing video below shows, two of the suspects are clearly visible and armed as they suddenly pull out their weapons and force store employees to get down on the floor. The employees later told officers one of the suspects initially… CBS2 New York