Fake Electricians Rob Queens Holocaust Survivor

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    The search is underway for two suspects who posed as electricians and robbed a 90 year old man in Rego Park. Pei-Sze Cheng has more.

    Police are searching for a pair of robbers who posed as electricians in order to gain access to an elderly man's home in Queens Tuesday.

    According to police, the robbers went to the 90-year-old victim's home in the area of 63rd Drive and Queens Boulevard in Rego Park Tuesday, Nov. 13 at about 1:30 p.m. They told the man they were electricians and needed to survey the home for problems.

    Queens Robbers Pretend to be Electrician

    [NY] Queens Robbers Pretend to be Electrician
    Police are searching for a robber who have been posing as an electrician to gain access to homes in Queens. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

    Once inside the home, the suspects took cash and jewelry, and punched the man when he tried to stop them. 

    The victim received a black eye from the attack and did not seek further medical attention after the incident.

    A neighbor of the victim told NBC 4 New York the 90-year-old man is a Holocaust survivor. 

    Anyone who recognizes the suspects is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or at nypdcrimestoppers.com. 

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