Police: Man punched, robbed woman in the Bronx while accomplice waited in car

A man and a woman crime duo are wanted for attacking and robbing a woman in West Farms, according to police.



The incident happened Thursday on Fairmount Place and Southern Boulevard around 6 a.m.



Police say 20-year-old Melissa Triana waited inside a gray Honda Civic as her accomplice beat the 34-year-old woman outside of her home and stole $1,300 from her.



Police say the man has not been identified, but that he punched the woman in the face and dragged her to the street before stealing her cash and jumping inside Triana's car.



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


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