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Cops: Man Threatened, Robbed Woman At Brooklyn F Train Stop

The Man Allegedly Stole Her Wallet And Then Fled The Scene
Police say this man robbed a woman at a Brooklyn F Train stop. (Credit NYPD)

Police say this man robbed a woman at a Brooklyn F Train stop. (Credit NYPD)

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a robbery that took place at an F Train stop in the Mapleton Section of Brooklyn last week.

A 62-year-old woman told police that she was walking past a suspect who was sitting on a bench at the McDonald Ave. and Avenue I subway station. As she walked past him the man grabbed her bag, threatened her with a firearm, stole her wallet and fled the scene.

The suspect was described as a black male in his thirties. He is approximately 5’7″.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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