Gunman robs two EMTs responding to bogus 911 call in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A gunman robbed two EMTs as they responded to a 911 call in Brooklyn that turned out to be fake, according to a report.

A 911 caller on Monday night reported that someone was having trouble breathing inside one of NYCHA’s Seth Low Houses buildings in Brownsville, the Daily News reported.

When the two EMTs, a 28-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man, got into an elevator inside the building, a man inside the elevator hit the emergency stop button, flashed a gun and asked for their medical bag, the outlet reported.

The man fled the elevator with the bag after the robbery, according to the outlet. The bag turned up inside the building not long after, but the EMTs’ tablets and radio were missing.

The 911 call, meanwhile, “turned out to be a false alarm,” the outlet reported.

The gunman hadn’t been arrested as of Tuesday afternoon. An investigation is ongoing.

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