Fake Detectives Rob Parkchester Woman of Jewels in Home Invasion

By Ben Fractenberg on January 17, 2012 7:23pm 

PARKCHESTER — Three men pretending to be cops investigating a drug case robbed a woman of her jewelry in her Bronx apartment last October, police said.

The suspects, who were dressed in street clothes, entered 1530 Metropolitan Avenue about 1:10 p.m. on Oct. 4 and identified themselves as detectives investigating a narcotics case to a 55-year-old woman who let them into her apartment, police said.

They then allegedly took jewelry from her and fled the building.

It was not clear if the victim was injured.

One of the suspects is described as white, 30 to 35 years old, about 5-foot-8 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, dark pants and sneakers, police said.

Cops said the second suspect is a Hispanic, 25 to 30 years old, 6 feet tall and 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black hat and blue jeans.

There is no description for the third man, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting your tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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