Police have released surveillance video of a robbery at a Brooklyn, N.Y., self-storage facility, where as many as six suspects held a security guard at gunpoint while stealing from storage units. The incident occurred at iStore Green, 12 Hall St., from 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 until 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 26, when the guard was finally released.
The video shows the suspects removing boxes from three floors of the storage facility while detaining the security guard. The guard told police he didn't know what was in the boxes. The video can be viewed at http://fortgreene.patch.com/articles/police-release-footage-in-self-storage-stick-up.
According to the facility website, iStore Green has a double-lock system to go along with its cameras and 24/7 security sentinel.
Police encourage anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 800.577.8477 or visit nypdcrimestoppers.com. Informants can text tips to 274637 and should include "TIP577."
iStore Green is an independent self-storage facility with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. It is the first self-storage facility in New York City to participate in the EPA’s Green Power Partnership, using 100 percent certified renewable energy. Converted from a 1908 warehouse, iStore Green uses a solar water heater, and its benches, desks and shelving are all made from reclaimed wood. The company engages in numerous recycling efforts and works to educate customers about green living.