Teenagers sought for mugging a woman for her purse at a Ridgewood street corner

Security camera images of the teenagers who robbed and assaulted a 23-year-old woman in Ridgewood on Feb. 8.
Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Police needs your help in finding a group of teens who beat up and robbed a woman in Ridgewood earlier this month.

According to law enforcement sources, the group of three or four attackers confronted the 23-year-old victim at the corner of Cypress Avenue and Norman Street at 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 8.

Police said the suspects punched, kicked and struck the woman with a stick repeatedly, then grabbed her purse which contained a wallet, credit cards and $35 in cash. They then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

After the victim reported the robbery to the 104th Precinct, detectives learned that the suspects used the stolen credit cards at a Bronx store.

The 104th Precinct posted images of the perpetrators on its Twitter account on Feb. 23. Police determined the assailants were teenagers, but offered no further description of them.

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Anyone with information regarding the mugging can call the 104th Precinct Detective Squad at 718-386-2723; all calls are kept confidential.