Buddhist monks in Brooklyn robbed at gunpoint after thieves break into temple

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A trio of equipped men forced their measurement into a Buddhist temple successful Brooklyn Sunday day and made disconnected pinch handfuls of cash. 

The equipped robbery took spot astatine Watt Samakki-Dhammikaram astatine 26 Rugby Road successful Flatbush astir 2:30 p.m. 

The NYPD said 4 monks were wrong nan temple erstwhile nan equipped robbers collapsed into nan back. At slightest 1 of nan equipped robbers pulled a weapon connected nan monks, demanding they move complete money and property. 

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The trio, believed to beryllium each men, fled connected foot, northbound connected Rugby Road. The suspects stay astatine ample arsenic of Sunday evening. 

"The monks are truthful frightened now, they are truthful frightened," Kim Duong, 52, told The New York Daily News. "It’s fortunate nary 1 was hurt." 

Fox News Digital has reached retired to nan temple for further comment.