Police hunt for suspect who stole purse from 70-year-old woman's walker in Belmont

Police say it happened inside the victim's apartment building on East 183rd Street in Belmont.

Police say it happened inside the victim's apartment building on East 183rd Street in Belmont. (3/27/13)

THE BRONX - Police are on the hunt for a man who they say snatched a 70-year-old woman's purse right from her walker.

According to investigators, it happened in the middle of the afternoon last Friday as the victim got off the elevator inside her Belmont apartment building on East 183rd Street.

Authorities have released a sketch of the suspect, who is described as a black male in his 20s, with short brown hair.

The elderly woman did not report any injuries. 

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