NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is asking for the public’s help identifying two men accused of posing as police officers in Queens.
Police said on Jan. 26 the suspects walked up to a home around North and Malba drives in the Malba neighborhood.READ MORE: NYC Parks Department Asks New Yorkers To Suggest Black Leaders For Park Renaming Project
The suspects allegedly pretended to be police officers and asked a 63-year-old woman for someone who didn’t live at that address.
The woman’s 20-year-old son noticed the shields around their necks appeared to be fake and shut the door on them.READ MORE: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser
The men took off in a white pick-up truck driven by a third person.
Police said the first suspect was a Hispanic man in his 30s with a beard, last seen wearing a black jacket and khaki pants. The second was a Black man in his 30s with a slim build and mustache, last seen wearing a black hooded sweater and dark colored pants.MORE NEWS: Connecticut Nurse Faces Up To 5 Years In Jail After Admitting To Removing Opioid Painkiller From Vials Of Infertility Treatment Patients
Anyone with information about them is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.