NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a group of men they say robbed a teenage boy and woman in the Bronx.
Police said the 14-year-old boy was leaving his apartment near East 166 Street and Findlay Avenue around 9 p.m. on December 21 when the suspects forced him back inside.
The men brandished firearms and used tape to restrain the teen and a 52-year-old woman, police said.
They made off with a cellphone and roughly $5,000.
No injuries were reported.
The suspects were described as Hispanic men with light complexions, approximately 30 years old, last seen wearing black coats, dark-colored jeans, hats, gloves and shoes.
Anyone with information about the robber is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit tips on the Crime Stoppers Website or by texting them to CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.