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Cops: Chelsea Mugger Attacked Woman With Brick

The suspect is believed to be in his 30s. He was last seen wearing a gray/green hoodie, blue jeans and black sneakers.
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NEW YORK (CBS 2/ 1010 WINS) – The hunt is on for a mugger who police say viciously attacked a woman in Chelsea with a brick.

Police said the suspect came up behind the 30-year-old woman on West 18th Street last Tuesday around 2 a.m., hit her in the head with a brick and then took her money before fleeing.

The victim was listed in stable condition.

The suspect is believed to be in his 30s. He was last seen wearing a gray/green hoodie, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be sent to the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texted to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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