NYPD: Suspects take off with 56 boxes of AirPods in Brooklyn robbery
The NYPD is asking for help in identifying the suspects connected to a September robbery of AirPods in Brooklyn.
Police say a 16-year-old male victim set up a meeting with an unidentified male in the Avenue O and West 8th Street area on Sept. 15 at 9:30 p.m. to discuss a potential transaction. The items of purchase were 56 boxes of AirPods the victim listed for sale on Facebook marketplace.
Once at the meeting location, three unidentified male suspects approached the victim and displayed a firearm. Police say the suspects then removed the victim's AirPods and demanded his cellphone and fled on foot. Approximately $2,600 was stolen.
No injuries were reported. The incident is still under investigation.