Elderly couple tied up, robbed at gunpoint in Bronx home invasion

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Friday, August 5, 2016
The NYPD released surveillance images of the three suspects.

SOUNDVIEW, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are searching for three suspects in a home invasion in the Bronx in which an elderly couple was tied up and robbed at gunpoint.

The three male suspects were caught on surveillance camera.

Police say at around 3 a.m. Wednesday they entered a home in the vicinity of Evergreen Avenue and Wheeler Avenue in the Soundview section.

Once inside, they tied the wrists of the couple in their bedroom with zip locks and duct taped their eyes shut.

They demanded money and the couple complied.

The suspects fled with an undetermined amount of cash, cell phones and credit cards. The couple refused medical attention at the scene.

The male individuals are described as male Hispanics. One of the males is seen carrying a black plastic bag.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.