New Years Day Gunpoint Robbery Inside Coney Island Apartment [Video]


Video released by NYPD

Cops are searching for three men accused of robbing two people at gunpoint inside their Coney Island apartment on New Years Day.

Three men pushed their way into a second-floor apartment in the vicinity of West 33rd Street on Sunday, January 1, at 8:50pm, said cops. Two brandished guns and punched a 53-year-old resident in the face. Before fleeing, the suspects reportedly stole $60 from the victim’s pocket and $100 from another resident, according to police reports.

Police declined to provide an exact location for this incident since it happened at the victim’s home.

All three suspects are described by police as black males, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and between 160 to 200 pounds. The first suspect was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and black sneakers. The second was last seen wearing black pants, black sneakers, and a green patched jacket. The third suspect was last seen wearing dark blue or black pants.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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