Armed home invaders stab man who fought them inside a Flushing apartment: cops

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Police released video of two armed men wanted for invading a Flushing apartment earlier this week and stabbing one of the victims who tried to fight them off.

Law enforcement sources said the trouble began at 10 p.m. on July 18, when the two perpetrators forced their way into an apartment in the vicinity of Prince Street and 37th Avenue.

Upon entering the location, authorities said, the perpetrators confronted four men inside of the residence. One of the bandits brandished a knife while the other displayed a firearm; they then ordered the four men to lie on the ground. The suspects then proceeded to remove $120 in cash from one of the victims.

Police said that one of the victims, a 26-year-old man, began to fight with the perpetrators. During the struggle, one of the suspects stabbed the victim in the back. The pair then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Officers from the 109th Precinct and EMS units responded to the scene. Paramedics brought the victim to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital for treatment of injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Beyond the security camera video, police did not have further descriptive details about the suspects.

Anyone with information regarding the robbers’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA); visit the Crime Stoppers website; or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.