NEW YORK – The New York City Police Department is looking for two suspects linked to a violent escape in the Bronx in August.
On Wednesday, August 31, around 10:00 am, three strangers entered a house near the intersection of Selwyn Avenue and Mount Eden Avenue. The suspects entered through an open door, officials shared.
People broke a second lock on the house and approached the two sleeping victims, police said. The attackers then beat both victims multiple times with baseball bats and a broom.
Later, they left the house with three cellphones, a tablet and about $ 500, leaving the place with an unknown destination. Both male victims were privately transported to the BronxCare Health System (formerly known as Bronx Lebanon Hospital).
The 21-year-old man sustained severe neck injuries and was reported in critical but stable condition by hospital staff. The 27-year-old man sustained injuries to the left side of his head and left knee and was treated and released by hospital staff, according to authorities.
Police have made an arrest in the case as investigations remain active while the other two suspects remain fugitives.
The first individual is described as a fair-skinned woman, about 28-32 years old, about 5’6 “tall and weighing about 225 lbs. She was last seen wearing an orange t-shirt, blue jeans, and shoes. sneakers black.
The man is described as dark-skinned, aged 28 to 32, about 5’9 “tall and weighing about 165 lbs. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, black pants, and red sneakers.
Anyone with information on this incident should call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-888-57-TRACK (74782). The public can also submit their suggestions by logging into the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ oh and twitter @NYPDTips.