NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man who snatched a gold necklace off a 67-year-old woman in Brownsville, Brooklyn on Tuesday.
The woman was walking in Osborne playground near 985 Rockaway Ave. in Brooklyn around 12:20 p.m. when she was approached by the man.
He grabbed the necklace from her neck and fled on foot, running west on Linden Boulevard, police said.
The necklace was a gold chain with a pendant reading, “Isabel.”
The woman was not hurt.
The robber was a described as a black man with a medium complexion, short black hair and dark eyes. He was approximately 30 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a baseball hat, red T-shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.