DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police are investigating a Wednesday home invasion in which two elderly people were tied up and robbed.

Shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to the 1000 block of Wells Street. Two elderly victims told officers that two unknown male suspects dressed as construction/service workers came to their door appearing to check the pipes, police said.

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The suspects then entered the home, carrying handguns, and restrained the victims with zip ties. The suspects then forced the victims to transfer a large sum of cryptocurrency to an unknown account, police said.

Following the transaction, the suspects destroyed the victims’ cell phones and computer before leaving the scene in a black SUV.

The victims suffered minor, non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and no further details are available at this time.

Anyone with any information can call Investigator C. Walker at (919) 560- 4440 extension 29311 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.