Cops Searching for Fake Electricians Who Attacked Elderly Man Inside Queens Home

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Police have released surveillance video of one of two suspects accused of punching and robbing a 90-year-old man after posing as electricians in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy  to get into his home in Queens.

The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon after the suspects allegedly followed the man to his home near 63rd Drive and Queens Boulevard in Rego Park.

The phony electricians stole cash and jewelry before punching the elderly man when he tried to stop them, according to police.

The suspects are described as White or Hispanic males, 30 to 35 years old.   

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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