The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in finding a man who stole a woman’s purse and knocked her down around E 7th St. and Ave. H on Thursday, May 2.
Police say a 71 year-old woman was walking down the street around 4:50pm when the man came up behind her, grabbed her bag, and pushed her to the ground before fleeing the scene.
The suspect is described as a black man 25-30 years old, 5’6″-5’8″ tall, slim, and wearing all black clothing including a black ski hat.
Anyone with information about this crime or the identity and the whereabouts of this suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting your tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. The NYPD says all calls are confidential.