NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in Harlem are looking for a man who they said was caught on camera throwing a woman to the ground and robbing her.
It happened just after 2 a.m. on West 138th Street back on Aug. 2 and was all caught on video, CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reported.READ MORE: First Case Of Omicron Variant Reported In New Jersey
Police said the man walked up to a 24-year-old woman from behind, threw her to the ground, kicked and punched her. He then took her purse and iPhone and ran away, police said.
The woman was not badly hurt and refused medical attention.
“I was sickened. I was sickened,” said Harlem resident Wayne Edelman. “It could have been my wife — I have two young girls, not a pretty sight.”READ MORE: NYPD: 1 Dead, Another Injured In Apparent Drug-Related Shooting At Brooklyn Airbnb