HEWLETT - Investigators say an elderly couple was terrorized during an armed home invasion in Hewlett last night after masked men forced their way in.

Authorities say a 73-year-old homeowner was opening his garage door when two masked men armed with a gun forced him inside his house.

The suspects tied up the man and his wife in the master bedroom. Police say they fled with cash and jewelry.

News of the home invasion has neighbors on edge.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.