Bronx Man Snatched Necklace From Elderly Woman

Published on October 16, 2012, 11:55 pm
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Police are looking for a man who snatched a necklace from an elderly woman in Bronx.

The suspect approached the 76-year-old victim in front of 982 Southern Boulevard about 1:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and offered to have her necklace cleaned, police said.

The suspect then took the necklace off the woman’s neck and fled, police said.

Police described the suspect as a man in his 30s, wearing a red shirt, red jacket and jeans.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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