Caught on Camera
NEW YORK– A trio of men dressed as construction workers broke into a Bronx man’s apartment, pistol whipped, bound and robbed him.
At around 10:30 am on June 30, three men picked the lock to a 27-year-old’s apartment door. Once inside, they pistol whipped the victim and bound him with zip ties.
The crooks then helped themselves to the victim’s stuff. They stole jewelry, electronics and personal effects said to be valued at around $8,000.
The men then fled in a dark colored sedan. One of the thieves wore a yellow construction helmet. He was also seen wearing dark boots. He is described as an African-American man who is 5 foot 10 and 180 pounds. He is believed to be between 25 and 30 years of age.
The other two suspects wore sports caps. One of which was a Chicago Bulls cap.
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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.