2 accused of stealing 73-year-old woman's purse in the Bronx

A man and a woman crime duo are accused of stealing a 73-year-old woman's purse in the Bronx, police say.



The incident happened on Dec. 20, at the intersection of St. Lawrence Avenue and Mansion Street in Van Nest around 7:30 p.m.



Police say Stephanie Garcia, 26, and Dennis Fernandez, 19, grabbed the woman from behind by her coat and snatched the purse from her hands before running away.



Police did not say what was inside of the purse. 



Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS


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