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Police Impersonators Sought In Brooklyn Home Invasion, Robbery

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Police said these men impersonated police officers in a home invasion and robbery in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have requested the public’s help in finding two men wanted for impersonating officers during a home invasion and robbery in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

The robbery happened at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police did not specify exactly where the home that was invaded was located, but said it was somewhere between Atlantic Avenue and Herkimer Street, which run parallel a block apart.

The suspects posed as police officers as they pushed into the residence. They made off with cash and a laptop computer.

No one was reported injured in the incident.

One suspect was described as a black male standing about 6 feet tall with black hair and glasses.

The other was described as a Hispanic male with black hair, wearing a shield around his neck.

Surveillance photos of the suspects were released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS, submit tips to the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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