Muggers Pistol Whip Man in Bronx

BRONX- A Co-op City man was pistol whipped by a group of muggers as he exited the elevator in his building. 

At around 6 pm on February 1st, a 34-year-old man was exiting the elevator inside 140 Debs Place in Co-op City. Three men ran up behind him knocked him upside the head with a handgun. 

As the victim fell to the floor, the three muggers riffled through his pockets and removed the victim’s camera, cell phone and wallet. It is believed they made off with $1,800 in cash and property. 

Police released surveillance video from inside the Co-op City building and are hoping someone is able to recognize the suspects. 

Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are confidential. 

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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