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See it: Armed Thieves Walk Out with Cash Register at Bronx Shop

New York authorities are searching for three people accused of yanking a cash register out of a Bronx store

According to police, the incident happened around 10:50 p.m. on July 29, at a smoke shop on Soundview Avenue. Three suspects walked into the store in the Clason Point neighborhood and while one suspect pointed a handgun at the cashier, another suspect grabbed the cash register.

Pix11 News reports that the suspect yanked at the cash register until the cord ripped out.  A third suspect used a baseball bat to break a glass display before they all fled the store.

The suspects fled northbound on Soundview Avenue in a grey sedan, according to police.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or at

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[Featured Photo: NYPD]