Thursday, January 29, 2015

Phony Deliverymen Rob Elderly Woman of 5 Bucks

Phony Deliverymen Rob Elderly Woman 
of 5 Bucks 

#NYPD #Deliverymen

By Dan Gesslein 

BRONX, NEW YORK, JANUARY 29- Police are looking for a trio of robbers who conned their way into an elderly woman's home.

At around 10:20 a.m. On December 20, the trio struck inside a Prospect Avenue apartment building. Cops say a woman in her 20s knocked on an elderly woman's 

apartment door claiming she had a package. The 83-year-old opened her door as the three pushed their way inside.

Investigators say at least one of the suspects displayed a gun to the senior. They proceeded to bound the 83 year old with duct tape. It is unclear what the trio thought they could steal from the woman but all they made off with was $5 in cash.

Police released surveillance video of the alleged home invaders. The suspect who posed as the deliveryman is described as a Hispanic woman between the ages of 20 and 25. She is 5 foot 7 and weighs 160 pounds. She was last seen wearing a gray hoodie and pants, long braids, a blue cap, and black shoes. 

One of the male suspects is described as Hispanic between the ages of 20 and  25. He is 5 foot 8 and weighs 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark gray hoodie, and blue jeans. 

The final suspect is a Hispanic male between the ages of 20 and 25. He is 5 foot 9 and weighs 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray cap, gray shirt, a dark leather jacket, and dark pants. 

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


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