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NYPD looking for man who impersonated police officer in the Bronx

Suspect handcuffed a man in his own home, threatened him with a gun.

Police are looking for a man who pretended to be a police officer, handcuffed a man inside a Bronx apartment and threatened him with a gun.

Two men knocked on a door at an apartment in the 46thPrecinct in the western Bronx around 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7,police said. The suspects told a 60-year-old man who answered the door that they were police officers, entered the apartment, handcuffed him and threatened him with a gun, making off with personal property.

Police officers arrested one of the suspects in an alley near the crime. The other suspect fled, leaving the goods.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 40-50 years old, 5-feet-9 inches and 200 pounds, last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit their tip online at www.crimestoppers.com.

 

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