Man Snatched Chain Off Bronx Girl

Published on March 16, 2012, 10:35 am
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Police are looking for a man who allegedly snatched a necklace from a 13-year-old girl inside her Bronx apartment building last month.

The man grabbed the teen on the second floor of her Soundview home about 2:40 p.m. on Feb. 10 and yanked the chain from her neck, police said.

The thief, who was shown on surveillance footage wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, then fled the building, police said.

The girl was not injured, police added.

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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