Police are looking for two thugs who pretended to be electricians in order to rob an elderly man in Queens this week. The incident happened on November 13th around 1:30 p.m. at the 90-year-old victim's home near 63rd Drive and Queens Boulevard. The two suspects told the victim they were electricians and needed to survey the location for any problems. You can see two surveillance videos of the perps below.
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After they got inside the home, the suspects removed an unknown amount of cash and jewelry before punching the victim as he attempted to prevent them from fleeing the location. The victim suffered a black eye, but didn't require any other medical attention. Police describe the suspects as between 30-35 years-old. Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).