Man in Black Throws Teen Girl to Ground in Sneak-Attack Robbery in Brooklyn: Cops - NBC New York

Man in Black Throws Teen Girl to Ground in Sneak-Attack Robbery in Brooklyn: Cops

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    Video Shows Man in Black Rob Teen Girl in NYC Sneak Attack

    New surveillance video released by the NYPD shows a man in black clothes robbing a teen girl in Brooklyn. (Published Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018)

    Police say a teen girl was thrown to the ground and robbed in the middle of the day in a sneak attack in Brooklyn.

    The 16-year-old girl was walking alone in Sheepshead Bay near Batchelder Avenue and Avenue V around 3 on Monday afternoon when the man came up from behind her, according to the NYPD. The man then threw the teen to the ground and snatched her iPhone.

    Police released surveillance footage of the suspect in the robbery
    Photo credit: NYPD

    The man then fled the area, police said. It wasn’t clear if the teenager was hurt.

    The suspect was last seen wearing all black clothing. Anyone with tips is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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