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Duo robs 73-year-old woman inside East Harlem apartment

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EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Police are searching for the two people who robbed a 73-year-old woman in East Harlem Thursday.

The incident occurred around 12:25 p.m. when a man and a woman forcibly entered the victim’s residence when she opened the door inside the Johnson Houses along Park Avenue.

Once the duo got inside, the removed an unknown amount of money, a cell phone and house phone.

The victim was not injured the robbery.

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