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Cops: Two Held Up By Masked Gunmen in Broad Daylight

The masked suspects stole two bags of cash, police said.

A man and woman were held up by two masked gunmen in broad daylight in Riverhead Wednesday, police said.

According to Riverhead Town police, a 911 call came in at 3:27 p.m.; the caller hung up without saying anything.

The enhanced 911 system identified the location of the call as a home on Maplewood Lane, police said.

Police responded to the residence and found a Riverhead man, 40, and a Bay Shore woman, 38, who said that they had just been robbed at gunpoint.

The two said that they had been walking to a car in the driveway when two masked men came up behind them and displayed a handgun, ordering them back into the home, police said.

Once inside the house, the suspects stole a bag containing cash from a bedroom closet, police said. The suspects then left the house and stole a bag containing cash from a vehicle in the driveway, police said.

A Riverhead Police Department K-9 unit searched the premises for the suspects, with no results.

Both the man and woman were "uncooperative" and said they did not wish to pursue the matter, police said.
charles rimicci February 20, 2014 at 11:10 AM
not pursue the matter that is strange what is drug money
Mary Grady February 20, 2014 at 11:28 AM
AND THE PLOT THICKENS!!
Jennifer February 20, 2014 at 11:32 AM
Who has bags of cash????
Mary Grady February 20, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Exactly!
Eva June Roberts-Vazquez February 21, 2014 at 08:23 AM
then again they could have been threatened
Patchogue Snoop February 21, 2014 at 08:47 AM
Ahh, those wonderful illegals. And the police don't find this unusual. Round em up and interrogate them. I will bet they know each other and it was a drug debt. Carry on Riverhead Town Policia
Barack February 21, 2014 at 09:07 AM
if it was drug money or money fell from the sky it still does not justify being threatened at gunpoint. Not cooperating with the police does make it suspicious but remember the gunmen know where they live, i think that would be enough to scare anyone.
Michael Roberts February 21, 2014 at 09:15 AM
Who has cash these days....never mind bags of it!
Michael Roberts February 21, 2014 at 09:19 AM
Bags of food stamps would be a more believable scenario....
Barack February 21, 2014 at 09:53 AM
yeah true but now a days you cant trust banks. the one place you can sleep next to your money is in your home... i guess not for these people tho
brookhavenconfucius February 22, 2014 at 10:17 AM
ONLY A BOOB, would report the crime, to begin with ! In this case TWO BOOBS !
lisa February 24, 2014 at 09:03 AM
Hmmm..do many people who get a legitimate paycheck...then keep thst money in bags????

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