SUNSET PARK — One man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a home in Sunset Park, and attacking and robbing a 69-year-old woman and a 71-year-old woman, and police are seeking a second suspect.
Cops charge that on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at around 1:49 p.m., 32-year-old Jamie Roman and another man broke into a home at Fourth Avenue and 58th Street through a bedroom window. The unnamed suspect, who is still at large, allegedly took out a gun and pointed it at the victims, according to police, who say that both intruders demanded money from the victims.
The alleged attackers stole $2,000 and a phone. One of the victims was physically assaulted, and lost two teeth, according to police.
Roman, a Sunset Park resident, was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 16 and charged with robbery, assault, burglary, criminal trespass and harassment
One of the victims was taken to NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn where she was treated and released. The other woman was uninjured.
Anyone with information about 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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