Police: Teenage girl tied up as robbers ransack apartment
Three men broke into an apartment in Castle Hill, tying up a 14-year-old girl with USB cords while they ransacked her apartment and stole thousands of dollars' worth of belongings.
The home invasion happened Tuesday night near Bruckner Boulevard and Puglsey Avenue, police say. Surveillance video shows the men walking into the apartment building wearing masks and hats.
They then pried open the front door of the apartment with a crow bar, where they tried up the girl and stole items including jewelry, handbags, perfume, and shoes.
The teenage girl was left with bruising to her wrists, but is otherwise uninjured.
Anyone with any information in regard to this incident is encouraged to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. All calls are strictly confidential.