NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say two men posing as cops robbed a Brooklyn home at gunpoint.

It happened around 5 p.m. back on Jan. 26 near Hale and Ridgewood avenues in Cyrpess Hills.

Investigators say the men forced their way into the home through a back entrance, pulled out a gun and said they were with the police. They then tied up several people inside before making off with $1,450 in property, police said.

They two fled the scene in a red pick-up truck. No injuries were reported.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), visit or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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