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Le Basket Robbed at Gunpoint

Stephen Rex Brown Le Basket at 683 Broadway.

An armed thief robbed the popular bodega, Le Basket, this morning and made off with around $3,000.

Police said that the heist occurred at around 4:35 a.m. Nick Lee, the 51-year-old owner of the business on Broadway at East Third Street, said that the suspect held up one of his employees (who was still working at lunchtime) at gunpoint and demanded the cash from the registers.
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