Woman returns to Bronx home, finds burglar inside

A 59-year-old Bronx woman returned home to find a stranger inside her house who told her he had a gun and demanded cash and her belongings.

A 59-year-old Bronx woman returned home to find a stranger inside her house who told her he had a gun and demanded cash and her belongings. (1/13/17)

THE BRONX - A 59-year-old Bronx woman returned home to find a stranger inside her house who told her he had a gun and demanded cash and her belongings.

The bizarre incident happened Tuesday inside a home on East 156th Street and Elton Avenue around 10 a.m.

Police say the woman just returned home when a stranger popped out from inside the hallway and simulated having a gun.

The man threatened the woman and demanded that she hand over her belongings. 

The suspect got away with two electronic tablets, three watches, a PlayStation and $380.

The woman was not injured. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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