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.
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