NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 90-year-old was robbed at gunpoint in his own home Saturday.
It happened near West 145th Street and Edgecombe Avenue in Harlem.READ MORE: NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter Stepping Down
According to police, two individuals knocked on the man’s door around 8:10 a.m.
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When the 90-year-old opened the door, one individual allegedly pulled out a gun and told him to hand over his money and cell phone. Police say the second individual stayed at the front of the apartment and acted as a lookout.
The victim gave them $270 cash and his cell phone, then the two ran off. The victim was not injured.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Officer Fires On Suspect Fleeing Traffic Stop In Brooklyn
Anyone who has information regarding this incident 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.