Cops: 2 Men Pose As UPS Workers During Violent Bronx Home Invasion

May 22, 2018 - 11:36 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say two knife-wielding men terrorized four people during a home invasion in the Bronx and stole thousands of dollars.

The suspects were posing as UPS workers when they burst into an apartment on Marion Avenue and East 201st Street in the Bedford Park section on Sunday afternoon, police said.

They tied up two women in their 20s and a 64-year-old man before making their way into another room in the apartment where they stabbed a 27-year-old man in the thigh and tied him up as well, according to police.

The suspects allegedly grabbed two bags filled with $16,000 in cash and two chains before fleeing.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.