By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was critically injured after a cell phone snatching in Times Square.

It happened Friday afternoon.

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Police say a man chased after a homeless man who stole his phone. During the chase, the homeless man plowed into a woman outside a pizzeria.

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The woman fell, and police say she cracked her skull when her head hit the pavement. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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The homeless man took off but was later caught and arrested.

CBSNewYork Team