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Armed Gunman Wanted for Attempted Robbery, Fires Shots Outside Williamsburg Bar: NYPD

Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery. (NYPD)

April 29, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan

Police are searching for a man wanted for an attempted armed robbery that took place earlier this month outside of a Williamsburg bar.

On April 13, around 1:50 a.m., the unknown gunman approached a group of individuals outside Zamaan Hookah Bar and Restaurant, located at 349 Broadway. The suspect, while showing his firearm, tried to unsuccessfully rip a chain off a man’s necks.

The suspect then began to flee the scene before firing his gun back into the group of people. No injuries were reported as a result of the shooting, police said.

The suspect is described as Black and is seen in surveillance footage wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 800-577-Tips.

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