NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man accused of robbing a woman and her 7-year-old daughter last week in the Bronx.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. on August 27 near Grand Concourse and East 165th Street in the Concourse section.

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Police said the 30-year-old woman and her daughter were entering their building when the suspect asked if they needed help carrying their groceries inside.

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When they refused, the man allegedly snatched the gold necklaces from their necks and ran away.

Surveillance video shows him sprinting from the building.

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Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.