Man, woman pistol-whipped, duct taped in Bronx apartment robbery

News
mt. eden apt robbery

Cops are searching for the two men who pistol whipped a man and duct taped and robbed him and a woman in a Bronx apartment (NYPD)

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.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

@PIX11News on Twitter