Police: Trio wanted for armed robbery of 5 businesses in Brooklyn

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Police are trying to track down a group of armed thieves they say held up five businesses across the borough.

According to officials, the most recent incident happened on Hanover Place between Fulton Street and Grover Place this past Saturday.

A video of the incident shows three men walking into NY Jewelry. Police say one of them held the 65-year-old employee at gunpoint, while the other two took several items, before all three ran out and down the street.

It happened Saturday just before 12:30 p.m. Police say this was at least the fifth time they’ve struck and have held up four other businesses across the borough since Sept. 19. 

Police say they have held up a Clean City Laundry, Metro PCS, T-Mobile and La Casa de Oro Jewelry.

Officials say they’ve made off with cellphones, various electronics, $50,000-worth of jewelry and more than $10,000 in cash.

Police say no one has been hurt during any of the robberies.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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