It happened Friday at 6:15 p.m. on the corner of Wallabout Street and Marcy Aveune.READ MORE: NYPD Trying To Identify Individual Accused Of Puncturing Police Vehicle's Tire In Washington Square Park
Surveillance video shows a 27-year-old man walking down the street when the suspect runs up behind him, grabs the hat, and runs off. Additional video shows the suspect running with the shtreimel on Walton Avenue near Harrison Avenue.READ MORE: New York Federal Judge Sandra Feuerstein Killed In Florida Crash, Police Say Suspect Nastasia Snape Claimed To Be Harry Potter
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