2 armed robbers dressed as Con Ed workers beat man, steal from elderly couple in Queens

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Police in Queens are searching for two men who posed as Con Ed workers in a robbery.

QUEENS (WABC) -- Police are searching for two men who posed as Con Edison workers in a terrifying robbery in Queens.

It happened on Monday, February 28, at 11:15 a.m. near 95th Avenue and 83rd Street.

The two men, while dressed as Con Ed workers, approached the 41-year-old man at the entrance to his yard.

Police say they took out handguns and forced their way into the victim's home.

Once inside, the individuals rounded up two additional victims, a 62-year-old female and 74-year-old male, who were inside home.

The robbers then struck the 41-year-old male victim with the handguns and restrained him with duct tape before removing $3,000 in cash from inside the house.

They then took off, fleeing the scene southbound on Digby Place inside of a green sedan.

The robbers are described as men with dark complexions, who wore white masks, purple gloves, dark-colored clothing, and safety vests.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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