Police: Man snatches woman’s purse, throws her to ground

The NYPD is currently searching for a man who was caught on camera snatching a woman’s purse in the Van Nest area of the Bronx.

News 12 Staff

Mar 21, 2022, 11:23 AM

Updated 815 days ago

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The NYPD is currently searching for a man who was caught on camera snatching a woman’s purse in the Van Nest area of the Bronx.
The suspect in the video walks over and sprints as he approaches her, grabs the bag and turns the other way, sending the 29-year-old victim to the concrete. The suspect tucks the bag to his body and flees in the opposite direction.
The victim suffered cuts to the hand but refused any medical attention.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).


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