Thieves Rob Seven Victims In South Bronx Apartment

Published on February 02, 2017, 8:51 am
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A pair of thieves pushed their way into a South Bronx apartment and robbed seven victims inside, police said.

The robbery took place on January 26, 2017 around 10:45 a.m., when the robbers entered a building at Cauldwell Avenue and Pontiac Place and knocked on an apartment door, according to the NYPD.

A 21-year-old man opened the door, and the thieves shoved their way inside, waving black guns and demanding money from seven people in the apartment between the ages of 18 and 67, police said.

The robbers stole about $300 in cash, an iPhone 5s and a wallet before fleeing the apartment toward Trinity Avenue, police said.

Surveillance video shows the two suspects walking into the building.

Officers described the suspects as two men who are about 20 years old, one of whom was last seen wearing a black mask, a black jacket, a tan hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes and the other of whom was last seen wearing black pants and a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

 

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