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Cops: Suspects Beat Up Brooklyn Woman, Stole Cash During Home Invasion

Police are looking for Sharod and Tanaysia Mcleod who are wanted in connection with a violent Brooklyn home invasion. (Credit: DCPI)

Police are looking for Sharod and Tanaysia Mcleod who are wanted in connection with a violent Brooklyn home invasion. (Credit: DCPI)

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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating two people wanted in connection with a home invasion that took place in Brooklyn.

At 4 p.m. on Tuesday, the suspects allegedly robbed a woman on Riverdale Avenue. Police said the pair broke the front door of the residence, pushed a 77-year-old woman to the ground, and assaulted her.

One of the suspects threatened to kill the victim while demanding money. The victim turned over a purse which contained $50, she suffered pain and bruising in her arms as a result of the attack, police said.

Police are looking for Tanaysia Thomas-Mcleod, also known as Tanaysia Mcleod, and Sharod Mcleod in connection with the crime.

Tanaysia has been described as a black female, she is 22-years-old, 5’7″, 145-lbs, with brown eyes, and black hair.

Sharod has been described as a black male, with brown eyes, and black hair. He is between 5’5″ and 5’6″ and weighs approximately 140-lbs.

Anyone with information regarding this incident has been asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS[8477]. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637[CRIMES] and entering TIP577.

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