Police: Man wanted for stealing from woman then throwing her to ground in Mott Haven

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Police say they're searching for a man who robbed a clothing store in Mott Haven on July 1.

They say the incident happened at Vie Gun Trading on East 149th Street. Police say a man was caught stealing clothes by an 82-year-old employee.

When she tried to stop him, News 12 is told the suspect attacked her, grabbed her and threw her to the ground.

Police say the employee was not seriously injured.

They say three other people in the store also tried to stop the suspect.

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

 

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