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Men impersonating cops stole computer: NYPD

HOLLIS HILLS — Two men posing as detectives broke into a Hollis Hills apartment Friday and took a computer they claimed had to be confiscated for evidence, police said.

A tenant of the apartment building on the 61st Avenue block of 217th Street heard noises coming from a third−floor dwelling when he was confronted by the two men between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

The men were carrying handcuffs and showed the tenant a detective shield, police said.

Police said the men told the tenant they were taking a computer as evidence from the Hollis Hills apartment because the apartment’s owner had been arrested on drug charges.

The tenant copied the license plate of a 2002 Jeep Cherokee that he saw the men flee in, police said.

Police said the car had been reported stolen from the 109th Precinct in Flushing.

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