NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say an 89-year-old Queens man was robbed of $50,000 during a home invasion.

It happened inside an apartment near Jamaica Avenue and 90th Street in Woodhaven on March 4.

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Officers are now searching for the suspect.

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Police said the man used the victim’s cane to threaten him until he handed over the cash.

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Anyone with information about the suspect 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.

CBSNewYork Team