NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a robber that targeted an elderly woman in the Bronx.

The incident happened last Friday around 11:30 p.m. on Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the borough.

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Surveillance cameras caught the suspect coming up behind a 78-year-old woman, grabbing her purse and pulling her to the ground.

Two men walking with the victim immediately gave chase but the suspect escaped.

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The victim sustained bruising and swelling to her leg and hip.

The suspect was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and a black jacket with multi-colored embroidery on the back.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1800-577-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.