Elderly couple tied up, robbed in armed home invasion on Lakeview Drive in Hewlett

The suspects tied up the couple and got away with money and jewelry. (3/10/13)

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.

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News of the home invasion has neighbors on edge.

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

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