Thieves Fill Bag With Sneakers, Fight Store Employee: NYPD

A group of four men robbed a Brooklyn department store of sneakers and fought a store employee when he tried to stop them, police say.

The four suspects walked into the VIM Department Store in Williamsburg with a large laundry bag, according to police.

They headed to the sneaker department, where they allegedly started stuffing the bag with boxes of shoes.

When a store employee stopped the four suspects, they began to fight him.

The men ultimately got away with an unknown number of sneakers.

The 26-year-old employee refused medical attention.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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