Jan. 21, 2019 By Meghan Sackman
A 32-year-old woman and her female friend were tied up inside their Richmond Hill apartment and robbed by two gun-toting men, police say.
One of the victims was leaving the apartment, located within the vicinity of Myrtle Avenue and Hillside Avenue, at around 2:10 p.m. on Jan. 16, when two men approached her, display firearms, and forced her back inside her apartment, police say.
The two men reportedly tied up the victim as well as the other woman, 34, in the apartment, before hitting the 32-year-old in the head with the gun.
The two men then ransacked the apartment and fled with about $500.
The victim suffered from a bruised head from the blow although didn’t seek medical treatment.
The first suspect is described by police as black and in his 20s or 30s. He is approximately 6 feet 4 inches tall, 260 pounds, and was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, dark jacket and blue pants.
The second individual is described as Hispanic, and in his 20s or 30s as well. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, and was last seen wearing a black hoodie, dark jacket, and gray pants.
Anyone with information in regards 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).