Man tied up, injured during Queens home invasion, police say

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ROSEDALE, Queens — A man was injured and tied up during a home invasion in Queens Sunday morning.

The incident began around 4 a.m. when a 27-year-old man was arriving home in the vicinity of 149th Avenue and Hook Creek Boulevard in Rosedale.

About four to six men took him. He was blindfolded, tied up and thrown into a minivan, police said. The men beat and slashed the victim, demanding money. They drove

By 5 a.m., the men drove the victim to his home, and went with him into the house. Police said the robbers demanded money from the victim’s 28-year-old girlfriend. They pistol whipped her and left after she told them there was no money.

A 5-year-old child was in the home, but was not harmed, according to authorities.

They fled the scene with the male victim, dumping him out of the car on 88th Street and Liberty Avenue around 7 a.m. The victim was taken to the hospital for stab wounds.

His injuries are not life threatening.

No arrests have been made.

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