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Police Seek Coney Island Robbery Suspect

Anyone With Information Is Asked To Call Crime Stoppers At 1-800-577-TIPS
Coney Island robbery suspect. (credit: NYPD)

Coney Island robbery suspect. (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man wanted for robbing a woman inside a Coney Island apartment building.

According to police, the suspect, who was caught on surveillance camera, followed his 65-year-old victim off the elevator in the building at 2930 W. 30th St., at around 4 p.m. last Thursday.

He then threw her to the ground, kicked her and took off with her bag, police said.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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