PORT CHESTER, N.Y. - Police in Port Chester are seeking the community’s assistance as they search for two suspects accused of attacking a man and detaining his family with duct tape as they robbed a safe in their home.
At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8, police responded to a report of an unknown man knocking on the door of a home on Madison Avenue. Upon arrival at the location, officers reported that they were approached by a 54-year-old man and his teenage son, who said they were the victims of an armed robbery.
Police said that the elder victim stated he had pulled into his driveway approximately a half hour earlier, when two men approached him holding handguns. The man said that he was knocked to the ground, was pistol whipped and the suspects took his house key and cash.
According to police, the suspects then ordered the victim to open the door of the residence, where they confronted his wife, two sons and daughter, binding them with duct tape. The men then demanded the combination to a safe, which contained watches and jewelry. The suspects then left the home and fled in an unknown direction.
The first suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 20s with light skin. He is 6-foot 2-inches tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing wide clear glasses and a black bubble jacket with the brand name Marmot embroidered on the front.
The second suspect was also described as a Hispanic male in his 20s with light skin and an average build. He has a round face and large nose, and was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black baggy pants.
Anyone with information can confidentially contact detectives at the Port Chester Police Department at (914) 939-1000.