It happened on Sept. 28, just before 5 p.m. near St. Edwards and Willoughby Streets in Fort Greene.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell, Former Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19
A man can be seen getting off his bicycle and chasing the woman into the street, where he tries to take her purse before dragging her back onto the sidewalk.
Police say the suspect punched the woman in the face, then rode off emptyhanded.
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The victim was taken to Brooklyn Hospital, where she was treated for pain, swelling and cuts to her body.
Police initially said they knew the man they were looking for, but they now say he was locked up in Rikers at the time for another unrelated crime.
Police are still looking for the man in the video.MORE NEWS: Report: Feds May Allow Americans To Get Different COVID Booster Than Vaccine They First Received
Anyone with any information 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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.