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Pair sought for robbing women, aged between 68 and 80, in the Bronx

Posted at 10:26 PM, Dec 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 22:26:54-05

PARKCHESTER, the Bronx – Police have released surveillance photos of a man and woman who ripped off several women last spring.

Police say the first reported incident happened on March 29, in the vicinity of Lydig and Holland Avenues, when the couple allegedly stole $9,500.00 from a 68-year-old woman.

Less than two months later, on May 2, near Virginia and Westchester Avenues, they hit an 80-year-old woman for $3,500.00. On May 24, they ripped off a 71-year-old woman for $1,150.00 in the area of Mosholu Parkway and Gun Hill Road.

"That could be someone's grandmother." said Lisa Brown. She told PIX 11 she hopes the pair are caught.

Police say the couple would show their victims a bag of money and bank bonds and convinced them they would split the contents of the bag in exchange for cash. But in each case after they took the victims money and fled.