Police Hunt For Push-In Robbers In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are hunting for two bandits who shoved their way into into a young mother’s apartment and robbed her.

The robbery went down on Tuesday. Police say at around 6:30 p.m., a 21-year-old man was walking into his apartment on Sedgwick Avenue when someone grabbed him by the neck. The suspect shoved the 21-year-old into the apartment and the two started to struggle.

That’s when a second suspect entered the apartment, confronting a 23-year-old woman, who was holding her 1-year-old child. Police say the second suspect simulated having a gun. He forced the woman and child into a back bedroom, while his cohort tied up the 21-year-old man with electrical cords.

The duo then stole $900 in cash, two laptops and a cell phone.

Both suspects are described as young hispanic men, around 2o and 5’9″. The suspect who grabbed the man had black hair in a pony tail, a piercing in his lower lip, and was wearing a black jacket, a blue hoodie, blue jeans and a black baseball cap. The second suspect, who simulated a pistol, was wearing dark pants, a blue baseball cap and a gray jacket.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. All calls are kept confidential. You can reach them at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also log on to their website, or you can text your tip to CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577.

Please offer your thoughts in the comments section below. 

  • Ryan

    Why not give welfare recipients $10k per month? Maybe this will somehow curb most crime committed by them and improve the economy as well. And I don’t buy (no pun intended) the notion of “can’t just print more money”.

    • Ryan is not well

      Wow Ryan 10k for everyone.You must be joking because noone is that stupid to post a comment like that.

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