WATCH: Police seek potential suspects in Prospect Park area robbery

July 31, 2017 Jaime DeJesus
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Authorities are looking to identify two men wanted for robbing a 37-year-old women in the Park Slope area earlier this month.

According to reports, on Monday, July 3 at around 10 p.m., the victim was walking along Prospect Avenue between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West when the two perps approached her. One of them covered her head with a shirt or hooded sweatshirt while the other snatched her wallet containing around $300, as well as her cellphone.

The men then pushed her to the ground and fled on foot westbound on Prospect Avenue and then north on Eighth Avenue. The victim suffered a laceration to her right elbow.

One of the suspects is described as a black man, who was wearing a light-color t-shirt, black Adidas pants and dark-color sneakers and was carrying a shirt or hooded sweatshirt over his shoulder.

The other suspect, also described as a black man, was wearing a blue t-shirt, dark shorts and black sneakers.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Video courtesy of NYPD
The suspects seen shortly before the robbery.

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