NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in a robbery against an elderly woman.

Police say the suspect followed his victim, a 70-year-old Black woman into her apartment building in the Kensington section of Brooklyn around 6:30 p.m. on October 27, 2011. He allegedly stole three gold chains from her neck before fleeing the scene.

No injuries were reported in the encounter.

Police describe the suspect as a Black man of undetermined age.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit

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