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Violent robber sought

Police are seeking a suspect responsible for a violent robbery within the confines of the 112 Precinct.

On Monday, January 24, a 66 year-old female victim was punched by the suspect, who took her pocketbook and fled on foot. The incident took place in the vicinity of Saunders Street and 64th Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white or hispanic male, approximately 20 years old, 5’11 – 6’0" tall, 160 lbs, thin build. The suspect was last seen wearing a black hat, black jacket, black scarf and gloves, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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