NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A violent attempted robbery was caught on video at a subway station in Brooklyn.
Surveillance video shows the 60-year-old victim fight off the would-be purse thief.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
It happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday inside the N train station at 86th Street in Gravesend.READ MORE: 5 Wanted After Allegedly Assaulting, Stabbing 16-Year-Old Boy In The Bronx
Police said the suspect punched the woman and kicked her multiple times while trying to take her purse, but the victim held on tight.
Investigators are searching for the suspect, who they believe changed her clothes at a nearby business after the attack.MORE NEWS: Police: Suspect Attacks Man In Hell's Kitchen, Steals Wallet
Anyone with information about the attack 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.