Help Cops Catch Attempted Purse Snatcher [Video]

Help Cops Catch Attempted Purse Snatcher [Video]

https://youtu.be/yvPe-5pySEg

Cops have released surveillance footage of a man wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted robbery that occurred in Sunset Park earlier this month.

The perp followed a 21-year-old woman on Monday, June 6, at 4:40pm, grabbing her purse at the corner of 55th Street and 7th Avenue, causing her to fall down, according to police. The victim suffered scratches to her right knee.

Courtesy of NYPD
Courtesy of NYPD

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, with black eyes, black hair and last seen wearing a blue T-shirt and baseball cap.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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