STATEN ISLAND — A pair asked a woman for help feeding their children, then robbed the woman when she took them to her Staten Island apartment, police said Thursday.
They approached the 69-year-old victim near Park Hill Avenue and Palma Drive on May 27, officials said. The children were with them a the time.
After the victim invited them to her apartment to provide food, the pair took $16,000 in cash from the woman, then fled in a large, white SUV.
Police asked for help identifying the robbers, caught on camera inside a building.
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