VIDEO: Man pulls gun on Brooklyn deli clerk for pack of cigarettes

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August 08, 2020 - 6:52 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A man pulled a gun on a deli clerk in Brooklyn this week for a pack of cigarettes, police said.

Video released by the NYPD on Saturday shows the suspect placing a handgun on the counter of Munchiez Deli on Lenox Road in East Flatbush around 2 p.m. Thursday.

Police said that the man raised the gun towards the 32-year-old clerk at one point as he was demanding cigarettes.

The clerk handed over a pack of cigarettes and the suspect took off from the deli, police said.

No injuries were reported, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.