Police seek suspect who snatched woman's purse in Morrisania

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Police are searching for a man who allegedly snatched a woman's purse inside an apartment building.

The incident happened on June 23 on Boston Road and Saint Augustine Way.

Video surveillance shows the man walk into the lobby of the building and run back out seconds later. Officials say the suspect approached the 40-year-old victim from behind and stole the bag from under her arm.

The suspect is described as a 25-year-old black man who was last seen wearing a white shirt, tan shorts, a black do-rag and glasses.

There were no injuries reported during the incident and police are still investigating.

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

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