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Robbers steal $800 in Village gift shop stickup

A couple of armed robbers gave themselves a gift when they hit the Eighth Street Gift Store, according to police.

According to cops, the perps entered the shop, at 46 W. Eighth St., on Tues., Oct. 13, at 6:35 p.m. One of them displayed a black firearm and demanded cash.

One of the alleged perpetrators in the Eighth Street Gift Store robbery. (Courtesy N.Y.P.D.)

The 33-year-old employee handed over a leather bag filled with roughly $800. The victim was not injured. The crooks fled westbound on W. Eighth St.

The second alleged perp. (Courtesy N.Y.P.D.)

Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @ NYPDTips.

All tips are strictly confidential.

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