NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man who they said robbed a woman inside an apartment building lobby in Brooklyn.
The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. at 2960 West 31st St. in the Seagate section of the borough on Nov.1.READ MORE: Woman, 52, Shot To Death On City Island
Investigators said the suspect asked the woman to open the lobby door for him and when she did, he pushed her against a wall and grabbed her purse.
The suspect took off with the bag, which contained the woman’s wallet, credit cards, beauty products, iPhone and charger.READ MORE: Little Girl Seen Wandering Alone On Long Island Found Say, Police Say
Police said the victim was not injured during the robbery.
Authorities described the suspect as a black male in his 20s, about 6’1″ tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, baseball hat and blue jeans.MORE NEWS: Roofing Students Help Build Home For New Jersey Family In Need
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 77-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers website or text a tip to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.