Couple wakes up to 2 semi-masked men in UWS robbery

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS)-- Police say a strong-armed robbery occurred at an Upper West Side apartment early Friday morning.

Two men broke into a first floor apartment on West 82nd Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam, around 6:30 a.m.

The victims' mothers says her 21-year-old son and girlfriend woke to the two semi-masked men over the bed, and demanded money.

Police say the victim suffered facial injuries after attempting to fight the robbers.

The suspects took an ATM card, a PlayStation and their chocolate Labrador, Nala.

The game console was left on the sidewalk and the dog was found by police wandering the street a block away.

Officials say the suspects withdrew $500 dollars from the victim's account.There is no word on why the victim was targeted.

The victim's mother says the door was locked and is not sure how they got into apartment or building, which has several cameras.

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