NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say an 87-year-old man, 38-year-old woman and her 6-year-old son were the victims of a violent home invasion-robbery Monday in Brooklyn.
It happened shortly before 7 p.m. inside a residential building on Warren Street near 3rd Avenue in Boerum Hill.READ MORE: Public Memorial For Gabby Petito Held On Long Island
Police said two suspects knocked on the apartment door and forced their way inside.
One man allegedly slapped the 87-year-old in the face and threatened him with a hammer before tying him to a chair.READ MORE: New Video Shows Suspects Wanted For East Harlem Slashing
Police said the second man then pointed a gun at the woman and child.
The victims were placed in a bathroom, as the suspects made off with $8,000, a wallet and cellphone.MORE NEWS: 20th Annual Tunnel To Towers 5K Run And Walk Kicks Off From Brooklyn To Manhattan
Anyone with information about them is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.