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The suspect seen here is wanted for robbery in the 104th Precinct.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man who pushed a woman to the ground and ran off with her cell phone in Ridgewood.

The incident took place on April 1 at approximately 4:30 a.m., police said, when a 28-year-old female victim was approached by an unidentified man while walking near Menahan Street and Fairview Avenue.

Authorities said the man then pushed the victim to the ground, grabbed the victim’s cell phone and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident, police said.

The 104th Precinct is investigating the crime as a robbery, and police released surveillance video that captured the alleged thief running down the sidewalk.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with dark complexion, approximately 18 to 21 years of age, approximately 160 to 180 pounds with a medium build and short, dark colored hair. He was last seen wearing dark pants and a dark-colored hoodie.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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FlipoutNYC April 26, 2018 / 01:18PM
Another reason why we should have camera in every corners like in England. It's easy to track where he went
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