No funny business, now.
That’s the message that three armed robbers had for the employees and customers of a Bushwick electronics store, but the perps were hiding their identities behind incongruously cheery clown masks, cops sad.
The three gun-toting robbers, who had apparently been watching too much “Dark Knight” or perhaps “Quick Change,” starring Bill Murray, wore big smiles as they bagged thousands of dollars of cash and a sampling of pricey electronics from the store located on Broadway between Cooper and Moffat streets early Monday evening, according to police.
The clowns burst in with pistols at 5:25 pm and demanded that an employee open the safe, according to cops, who say the greedy bozos took $4,000 in cash and a variety of gadgets, including four iPad tablets, an iPad mini, and four Samsung Galaxy smartphones. They they turned on the customers, stealing a MetroPCS phone from one and a Blackberry from another, cops said.
The store has been shut down since the holdup and the owners did not return calls for comment.
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