Police seek man who attacked and robbed woman in Sunset Park

November 21, 2019 Jaime DeJesus
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SUNSET PARK —Police are looking for a man who attacked a woman in Sunset Park, stealing her purse.

According to authorities, on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at around 11 p.m., the 50-year-old victim was near 57th Street and Fourth Avenue when the crook approached her. He pushed her against a fence, nabbed the bag, which contained a wallet and $80, and fled eastbound towards Fifth Avenue.

The woman sustained injuries to her face.

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Anyone with information about the identity of the assailant 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 on to the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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