The NYPD is seeking a man possibly connected to a home invasion and robbery that left one woman zip-tied in her bedroom.

Around 2 p.m. on Monday, March 7, a suspect posing as a city employee needing to check lead levels was allowed inside a woman’s apartment on University Avenue in the Bronx, police reported.

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The woman, 28, was then forced by the suspect into her bedroom where he zip-tied her hands before going through the apartment, officials added. He removed cash and a Galaxy cellphone.

Police stated that they were searching for the suspect, described as a Hispanic man who is approximately 5-foot-10 and possibly in his 30s.

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Anyone with information should call 1-800-577-TIPS or 1-888-57-PISTA for Spanish. Tips can also be submitted online at