NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a man with a metal rod robbed a woman in Brooklyn in August.
It happened just before 6 a.m. on Aug. 7 in Bedford-Stuyvesant.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell, Former Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19
According to police, a man followed the 24-year-old woman into the back of a building on Reid Avenue and pulled out a metal rod.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell Remembered Fondly At His Alma Mater, CCNY, And In The Bronx, Where He Was Raised
He allegedly forced the woman to the ground, then removed her phone and ran off.
The victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene.MORE NEWS: Report: Feds May Allow Americans To Get Different COVID Booster Than Vaccine They First Received
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.