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Pair allegedly conducting survey assaults, robs man inside apartment: NYPD

The victim woke up several hours later and realized he had been robbed.

The NYPD is looking for a man and woman possibly connected to a home invasion and robbery that left a 57-year-old victim hospitalized after he was also assaulted by the pair.

On Thursday, Feb. 11, around 11:00 p.m. at2335 First Ave., the victim responded to a knock at his front door by two people allegedly claiming to be conducting a survey, police stated. He allowed them inside.

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Once inside, the man and woman assaulted him, police added. The victim woke up several hours later and saw that he had been robbed of a laptop, an iPhone, jewelry, a watch and cash.


The victim was taken to Metropolitan Hospital where he was treated for head injuries, according to authorities.

Police described one suspect as a black man who was about 30 years old, 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds.

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The woman is believed to also be about 30 years old and is approximately 5-foot-3 and 130 pounds with wavy hair.

Police obtained images of the pair from the Chambers Street subway station, and they asked anyone with information to call 1-800-577-TIPS or 1-888-57-PISTA for Spanish. Tips can also be submitted at www.NYPDcrimestoppers.com.

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