Four men rob victims of cellphones and $10K during home invasion in Hollis

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Cops are looking for four men responsible for a violent home invasion in Hollis earlier this month.

According to police, at 7:19 p.m. on May 12, three unknown individuals gained access to a home in the vicinity of 190th Street and Woodhull Avenue. A fourth individual, who was inside the house prior to the robbery, opened the door for the three men.

Once inside, one of the suspects assaulted a 20-year-old victim, who was inside the location, with a handgun. The suspects then tied up the victim and the two other victims, men aged 20 and 52 years old.

The fourth suspect fled the scene on foot while the remaining three crooks fled the location in a red SUV southbound on 190th Street with $10,000 and two cellphones in their possession.

The suspects are described by police as black males between the ages of 25 and 35 years old. The first suspect was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black sweatpants and multi-colored sneakers. The second was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black sweatpants and gray sneakers.

The third suspect was last seen wearing a brown jacket, a black hooded sweater, black sweatpants and black sneakers, and the fourth suspect was last seen wearing a purple du-rag, a gray hooded sweater, blue jeans and blue sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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