83-year-old woman assaulted in violent Queens home invasion

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS, Queens (WABC) -- Police are on the hunt for two suspects behind the home invasion in Queens in which an elderly woman was assaulted.

Authorities say the men broke into the home on 223rd Street in Cambria Heights around 8 p.m. Friday, apparently through a back window.

The suspect reportedly claimed to have a gun before pushing the 83-year-old woman to the ground and ransacking the house.

The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and jewelry.

The victim refused medical attention.

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).
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