A video of CCTV footage has been circulating on social media showing a large group of men ambushing luxury car dealership The Toy Shop in Brooklyn.
In the video, the suspects can be seen damaging the luxury cars in the showroom as well as attacking staff members on Wednesday morning.
“According to information about 40 suspects entered the business premises threatened the employees with firearms and demanded two vehicles. They were not given vehicles, where after the suspects smashed windows and lights of vehicles on display. Eight vehicles were damaged, employees were robbed of their cellular phones,” Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana says.
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Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident, but say that they are not ruling out that is might be related to extortion.
Cases of Business robbery and malicious damage to property have been opened for investigation.