Home Invasion Robbery Leads to Gunfire

By Tom Liddy on December 4, 2011 7:46pm 

This is one of the men wanted in a home invasion robbery on the Upper East Side on Nov. 15, 2011.
This is one of the men wanted in a home invasion robbery on the Upper East Side on Nov. 15, 2011.
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MANHATTAN — A pair of thieves robbed a man in his Upper East Side apartment last month — sparking a struggle that ended in gunfire, police said.

The suspects, one armed with a gun, allegedly entered the man's apartment at 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, and demanded his property.

A struggle broke out and a shot was fired, although no one was hit.

The suspects were then able to subdue the 25-year-old victim and snatched jewelry, cash and a cellphone, police said.

No one was injured. Police would not disclose the address of the attack.

Cops said that one of the suspects is 30-40 years old, 6-feet tall, with a beard. The other is 30-35 years old and 6-feet tall as well.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS log onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or text 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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