Cops are after a pair of crooks who made off with a fax machine and pocket change during a home robbery Friday.
The suspects forced their way into a 76-year-old man’s 50th Street apartment as he opened the door on Friday July 8, at 11:30pm, according to police.
Once inside the apartment the suspects tied the man to a chair, demanded money and searched his residence. They fled the location with a fax machine and approximately $3 in cash, say cops. The victim was left uninjured.
Surveillance footage released by the NYPD shows the suspects scouting out the location before entering the apartment building. The first suspect is a white man; last seen wearing a white shirt, black baseball cap and dark colored pants. The second was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, a dark-colored bucket hat and dark colored shorts.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (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 calls are strictly confidential.