Police looking for suspects who attacked and robbed man in wheelchair in the Bronx

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Friday, August 7, 2015

EASTCHESTER (WABC) -- Police are searching for the suspects who attacked and robbed a man in a wheelchair in the Bronx.

On July 28th at about 1 a.m., police say the suspects entered a residence at East 218th Street and Paulding Avenue in Eastchester through an unlocked front door.

Once inside, they brandished a firearm and knocked a 34 year-old man who is wheelchair bound, to the ground.

Investigators say the suspects then threw another man, a 24 year-old male, to the ground where they pistol whipped him and bound his hands with tape.

Both suspects took about $230 and an iPhone 4 before fleeing the scebe.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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.