Cops: Thieves tie up, rob elderly Long Island couple

March 11, 2013 4:43:11 AM PDT
Police on Long Island are on the hunt for robbers who tied up an elderly couple inside their home.

Authorities say two men walked up to a 73-year-old man in the garage of his Hewlett home over the weekend.

The suspects forced the man inside, where they tied up him and his 72-year-old wife before stealing cash and jewelry.

The couple was able to call 911 after the suspects fled the home. There were no reported injuries.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.