By Dan Gesslein
March 16, 2023
BRONX - A pair of home invaders, one of whom was armed with a knife, robbed a woman in the Bronx. A man and a woman pushed their way into a woman’s apartment to steal cash and other items from her purse.
Cops released surveillance video which shows the suspects walking away from the apartment after the robbery. The video shows the male suspect walking with a cane.
At around 6:45 am on March 13, a 32-year-old woman was in her apartment inside a building at East 182 Street and Grand Concourse in Fordham Heights. Cops say a man and a woman pushed their way inside the woman’s apartment with the male displaying a knife.
The female accomplice removed $300 in cash from the victim as well as a debit card and other identification documents from the woman’s purse.
The pair then walked out of the apartment without incident. However, not before their images were captured on a security camera in the hallway of the building.
The male suspect has a dark complexion and was last seen wearing a dark winter coat and a gray hoodie as well as a knitted hat. The woman has a light complexion and was last seen wearing orange pants and a black winter coat.
The victim did not sustain any injuries.
Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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