NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a man accused of choking and robbing a 70-year-old woman inside an elevator in Brooklyn.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. on June 26 inside a building near Rockaway Parkway and Winthrop Street in Brownsville.

Police said the suspect followed the victim into the elevator, then placed her in a chokehold.

He allegedly got away with $30 and some personal belongings.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

  1. Tony D says:

    Just another day in in DeBozo’s NYC.. He defunds the police, this woman is assaulted & robbed, a 1 yr old baby is murdered but all this idiot in city hall cares about is painting a sign in front of Trump Tower to prove a point..which is he & whatever that is he’s married to are useless wastes of DNA..

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