MT. EDEN, the Bronx — A man and woman were duct taped and robbed of thousands of dollars and jewelry in a Bronx apartment Monday morning, police said.
It happened just after 8 a.m., in the vicinity of East 170th Street and Grand Concourse in the Mt. Eden neighborhood, police said.
Two men followed a 34-year-old woman from behind as she entered an apartment and entered the private residence, cops said.
The suspects then pistol-whipped a 37-year-old man and duct taped the two victims’ hands and mouths, according to police.
They proceeded to remove $30,000 in cash, two Rolex watches and four gold chains before fleeing in a gray Honda sedan, authorities said.
The male victim suffered a minor laceration to his head and the woman was not injured, cops said.
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