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Imposter city employees robbed house: Police

The NYPD released this image of a late model red Jeep, which they said the suspects were driving. Image courtesy NYPD
TimesLedger Newspapers

FOREST HILLS — Cops were asking for help identifying two suspects wanted in connection with an Aug. 14 robbery.

Cops said two suspects posing as water department employees forced open the door of an 89-year-old man’s house.

According to police, the two suspects forced the man into a rear room and removed money and a cellphone from the house.

Cops said the men fled in a late model red Jeep, and the suspects were described as dark-skinned males in their 20s, weighing 200 pounds and wearing white T-shirts.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 then enter TIP577.

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