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Cops Search For Bed-Stuy Robbery Suspect

Police are looking for this man in connection with a Dec. 23 robbery in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police are looking for this man in connection with a Dec. 23 robbery in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man who robbed someone of an iPhone in Brooklyn last month.

The 35-year-old male victim was walking up the steps to his home in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 23 when he was approached by the assailant, who grabbed for the smartphone. The victim resisted and was down the steps, striking his head while the robber fled with the iPhone 4, police said. He suffered a laceration to his head and was treated at and released from Interfaith Hospital.

Police have released a photo of the suspect.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or to submit a tip online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com. All communications are kept confidential.

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