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Brooklyn robbery pulled off by men posing as cops

Saturday, March 02, 2013
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The search is on to find two men who posed as police officers and robbed people inside a home in Brooklyn.

Police have released pictures of the suspects who they say pretended to be cops, and then pushed their way into the home in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

It happened January 16th in the vicinity of Atlantic Avenue and Herkimer Street.

The two zip tied the residents, then fled with cash and a laptop computer.

No injuries were reported.

One suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6'00" with black hair and glasses.

The other is described as a Hispanic male, with black hair wearing a shield around his neck

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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