NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say two men posing as city workers robbed a man and woman at gunpoint inside their East Village home.
The suspects had on blue NYCHA uniforms when they knocked on the victims’ door Wednesday near the FDR Drive.READ MORE: Luchiano Lewis Pleads Guilty In Deadly Stabbing Of Barnard College Freshman Tessa Majors
They said they were there for a gas inspection, but once inside, they brandished a gun, police said.READ MORE: 7 Pedestrians Hurt After Being Struck By A Vehicle In The Bronx
The suspects allegedly stole $2,500 in cash and some clothing.
They’re described as Hispanic men, 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 6 and 5 feet 10 inches tall.MORE NEWS: Johnson & Johnson: 2nd Dose Of COVID Vaccine Offers Stronger Protection
Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.