NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man who allegedly snatched chains off a woman’s neck in the Bronx.
The incident, which was caught on a surveillance video, happened around 8:40 a.m. last Tuesday on Walton Avenue in the Mount Hope section of the borough.
The suspect came up behind the 41-year-old woman and grabbed two chains from her neck before fleeing the scene in a silver vehicle, police said.
The victim was not hurt.
The suspect is described as an Hispanic man between 25 and 30 years old, between 5-feet-10-inches and 6-feet tall with braided hair.
The suspect was last seen wearing a multi-colored shirt, light-colored shorts and black sneakers, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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