Woman duct-taped, robbed in Brooklyn apartment: police

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with an assault and robbery of a woman in Brooklyn, police said Wednesday.

The incident happened Monday around 2:30 p.m. inside of an East New York apartment.

The man, along with a second perpetrator, entered the apartment of a 36-year-old woman by knocking on the door and forcing their way inside after she answered the door, police said.

The men hit the victim on the head with an object, and displayed a gun.

The men then bonded the victim with duct tape and removed $600, an Apple watch, an Apple iPhone, and a Play Station, police said.

 The first man is described as being about 6-feet-one inch tall, around  190 pounds with a tattoo on his right forearm.

The second man is described as being about 5-feet-9 inches tall, 160 pounds, and about 25-years-old.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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