Video Released Of Suspect In Elderly Chain Robbery

Posted on December 14, 2012, 8:23 pm
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The NYPD has released surveillance video of a man wanted for snatching a chain from an elderly man.

The incident happened just before noon on October 20 in the Tremont section of Bronx.

The 74-year-old victim was walking in front of 485 East 180th Street when the suspect approached him and forcibly removed his chain before knocking him to the ground.

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The suspect is described as an 18- to 25-year-old man, approximately 5-foot-8 and weighing 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweater, blue sweat pants and black and white sneakers.

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 NYPDCrimestoppers.com.

All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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