By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating a violent robbery that took place in Brooklyn.

It happened Sunday inside a multi-unit residential building near Moore and Bogart streets in Bushwick.

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Police are trying to find two men wanted in connection to a violent robbery that took place in Brooklyn on Nov. 14, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

Police say around 8:20 p.m., two men entered the building and began checking apartment doors until they found an unlocked unit.

A 23-year-old man was inside the apartment when the two men entered.

According to police, they demanded the man hand over his property and threatened violence if he didn’t comply.

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The men then allegedly went into each room with the victim to search for valuables.

During the robbery, police say the men hit the victim in the head with a clothing iron and punched him.

The men got away with two laptops, two gaming consoles, a cellphone and an iPad, worth a total of almost $3,000.

Police say the men ran off and went into the Morgan Avenue L line subway station.

The victim was treated at the scene for his injuries.

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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

CBSNewYork Team