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Gun Wielding Suspects Rob Brooklyn Buddhist Temple

The suspects fled the scene in Prospect Park South on foot.

A trio of armed men forced their way into a Buddhist temple in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon and made off with handfuls of cash. The armed robbery took place at Watt Samakki-Dhammikaram at 26 Rugby Road in Flatbush around 2:30 p.m. The NYPD said four monks were inside the temple when the armed robbers broke into the back. At least one of the armed robbers pulled a gun on the monks, demanding they turn over money and property. Click here to read more on