A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe ripped a chain from a 79-year-old woman on Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Ripped Chain From Woman, 79, On Staten Island

Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who followed a 79-year-old woman into an apartment building and ripped a chain off her neck.


Suspect wanted for forcibly ripping chain from woman's neck in Brooklyn (NYPD)

Caught On Camera: Man Rips Chain From Woman’s Neck At Brooklyn Bus Stop

Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man caught on video ripping a chain from a woman’s neck in Brooklyn, causing her to fall face-first onto the sidewalk.


Police say a man who was attacking random people in Harlem with a heavy metal chain (pictured above) was shot by an officer after ignoring orders to stop on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Wielding Chain, Attacking Bystanders Shot By Police In Harlem

The man hit one person on the street and then lunged at a uniformed housing officer outside a woman’s apparel store, police said.


Bronx Tremont Avenue Robbery

Suspect Charged With Robbing Man, 78, Of Chain And Pendant In The Bronx

A suspect has been charged with robbing a 78-year-old man of his chain and pendant in the Bronx, just after he bought flowers to place next to his deceased mother’s photo for Mother’s Day.


Elderly Robbery Spree Suspect (credit: DCPI)

Police: Robbery Suspect Targeting Women In Chelsea, West Village

According to investigators, a man has approached five women, ranging in age from 55 to 81, since June and snatched a chain from around their necks before running away.