A Co-op City man was pistol whipped by robbers who pushed their way inside his townhouse on a snowy day, police said.
Investigators released surveillance video in the hopes of catching the suspects who attacked a 61-year-old man. The thugs struck during the snow storm on January 14, 2017. At around 9:00 pm, the victim was returning home to his townhouse and as he put his key in the door, two men rushed up behind him and pushed him inside. There they pistol whipped the victim.
Cops said the men ran off with the victim’s keys but did not say they had stolen anything else.
The victims are described as Hispanic males wearing dark jackets.
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