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NYPD releases video of cop impersonators in armed robbery

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Police are searching for two men pretending to be cops who are robbing people on Staten Island.

The NYPD released video of the men walking up to a house in the Woodrow section in early January.

The suspects apparently got into the home by saying they were police officers.

Once inside, one of them pulled a gun and robbed the people who live there.

The first suspect is described as a black male with a chipped front tooth. He was wearing a black baseball cap, black jacket, blue jeans, black gloves, brown boots and a police-type badge.

Police say the second suspect is a black male with a beard, who was wearing a black/red baseball cap, dark jacket, dark jeans and black boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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