The police is looking for help in identifying the individuals seen in the images in connection to a middle of the night robbery that occurred last Saturday, January 28th.
Around 2:30am, a 24-year-old man was approached by three suspects near Avenue Y and East 15th Street. They showed a gun, zip tied the victim, and used his keys to enter his residence, according to the police.
Once inside, according to police report, the individuals ordered a 50-year-old woman and a 19-year- old man to the ground, removed $40,000 and a cellphone, and fled on foot. The victims were not hospitalized as a result of this incident, and the attackers were captured on camera.
The individuals are described by the police as young black men in their 20’s, 5’8″-6’0″ tall, and were all seen wearing hooded sweatshirts and winter jackets.
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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.