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Fake UPS Workers Sought In Bronx Home Invasion

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Armed thieves posing as deliverymen stormed a Bronx apartment and attack several people inside.

It happened inside an apartment near Marion Avenue and East 201 Street in the Bedford Park section Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

The residents say the two men knocked on the door pretending to be UPS delivery men.

Police say a woman answered the door and the men forced their way in holding a knife to her stomach.

They then tied her up, along with a second woman and a 64-year-old man before headed to the bedroom of a 27-year-old man.

The 27-year-old was stabbed in the thigh and tied him up.

Police say the men got away with two chains and $16,000 in cash from the victims room.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept confidential.

 

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