By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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Police say a man with a metal rod robbed a woman in Brooklyn on Aug. 7, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

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.

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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.

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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.

CBSNewYork Team