A family in New York City was robbed of nearly $130,000 in cash and jewelry after a man pretending to be a FedEx delivery man showed up at their door with a package, police said.
The incident happened at around 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. The victims claimed the suspects stole about $45,000 in cash and $80,000 worth of jewelry, police said, PIX 11 reported.
The security footage showed a man who was hugging a fake package, dressed as a FedEx delivery, knocked on a victim’s door in Bay Ridge, New York.
The fake FedEx worker patiently waited until the door opened and entered the victim’s home. The security footage also showed a second man entered the home right behind him.
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) said that the fake FedEx worker showed the victims a badge around his neck, telling them he was with the police.
The second man then headed upstairs to the second floor of the family’s home and ransacked their bedroom. He found a safe in their closet, police said.
Besides, the fake police and the fake FedEx worker also can be seen aggressively tying up the victims’ hands and covering their mouths with tape in security footage.
Two suspects left the home through a back door with the family’s safe and then fled in a blue 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee, police said. The suspect’s vehicle with a New York license plate reading “HTP 3906.”