NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Wednesday released sketches and surveillance video of two suspects who allegedly pretended to be police officers as they robbed a 14-year-old boy at a Bronx subway station.

Around 4:20 p.m. Thursday, May 2, the suspects came up to the boy when he was on the platform of the No. 6 train at the Whitlock Avenue station in the North Hunts Point section of the Bronx, and told him they were police officers, police said.

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They told the boy he had committed a violation and demanded that he empty his pockets, police said. One of the suspects then took out a gun and took the items from the boy, while the other snatched his chain.

The suspects then ran off, police said.

The suspects were both described as Hispanic males, one wearing a red hat and a red and white baseball shirt, the other with a pony tail and wearing a white T-shirt.

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Sketches of two suspects who pretended to be police officers as they robbed a 14-year-old boy in a Bronx subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

Sketches of two suspects who pretended to be police officers as they robbed a 14-year-old boy in a Bronx subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

Police also released a surveillance image, and an image of the chain similar to the one the suspects allegedly ripped off.

Police say two suspects pretended to be police officers as they stole a chain like this one from a 14-year-old boy in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police say two suspects pretended to be police officers as they stole a chain like this one from a 14-year-old boy in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

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Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.