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Armed Robbers Hit The Meatball Shop in Williamsburg

The thieves got away with thousands of dollars in cash.

WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN — Popular Brooklyn eatery, The Meatball Shop, was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

The two men, caught on surveillance video, entered the Williamsburg restaurant at about 3 a.m. and ordered an employee to open a safe, according to police. The suspects then removed $2,000 in cash and ordered the 30-year-old employee to hide in the establishment’s walk-in freezer before fleeing.

Armed Robbers Hit The Meatball Shop in Williamsburg

Suspects caught on surveillance during The Meatball Shop robbery. | Photo via NYPD

Police describe both suspects as black males black males between 30 and 35 years old and stand about six-feet-tall. One man weighs about 210 pounds and wore a black baseball cap with the word “Brooklyn” and the other weighs about 280 pounds and wore a black scarf on his head.

Anyone who identifies any of the two men is asked to contact police.

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