Gunmen Rob Couple In Ozone Park
Armed bandits forced their way inside an Ozone Park residence early on Sunday morning, Jan. 8, taking a number of valuable items at gunpoint from a couple during the home invasion, according to police.
Law enforcement sources said the robbery occurred at around 3:55 a.m. Sunday at a home on 111th Street near 101st Avenue.
Reportedly, the three male suspects believed to be in their 20s confronted a man and woman at a rear entryway and forced their way inside.
With one of the perpetrators displayingth a silver semi-automatic handgun, police said, the robbers held the victims at bay while searching the home and removing a number
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Moments later, the three crooks reportedly fled from the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
Members of the 102nd precinct responded to the scene. The man and woman inside the home were not injured.
Various police units canvassed the surrounding area, but despite their efforts, no immediate arrests were made, law enforcement sources stated.
Police sources stated that the group of male suspects consisted of a Hispanic, an African-American and an Indian.
The case has been presented to the 102nd Precinct Detective Squad for further investigation, police said.
Anyone with any information regarding the home invasion that could prove helpful is asked to call the 102nd Precinct Detective Squad at 1- 718-805-3212; all calls will be kept confidential.