Armed man sought in Bronx home invasion: police

THE BRONX — Police are looking for a man who forced himself into a 21-year-old woman's Bronx apartment, attacked a man inside with a firearm and demanded money and jewelry.

Authorities received a report Sunday morning of an unidentified male with a firearm who forced himself into an apartment near DeKalb Avenue and East Gun Hill Road. When he got inside, he struck a 39-year-old male in the head with the weapon.

The alleged assailant fled the apartment in a black Mercedes Benz northbound on Dekalb Avenue without any property. He was described as 6 feet, 1 inch and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded shirt, blue jeans and dark-colored Puma sneakers.

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).

AlertMe
Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.