Family Attacked in Home After Strangers Claim They Tracked Lost iPhone There: NYPD

Three people banged down a family's door on Thanksgiving Day, claiming they'd tracked a lost iPhone to the home and demanded the phone back before attacking the family, police say. 

The suspects, two women and a man, went to the house on Randall Avenue in the Bronx at about 3 a.m. last Thursday and demanded their lost iPhone from the residents inside, a 43-year-old woman and her son. 

The family told the group they didn't have their phone and invited them to call the police. They were finally able to get the suspects out of the home, but when the mother and son tried to take down the license plate number of their car, the suspects attacked them, police said. 

The three suspects got away, and the mother and son were treated for their injuries at Jacobi Hospital. 

Surveillance images of the two women wanted for questioning in the attack has been released by police. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

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