Man Sneaks by Gate, Robs Woman at Gunpoint in Brooklyn: Police - NBC New York

Man Sneaks by Gate, Robs Woman at Gunpoint in Brooklyn: Police

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    Gun-Wielding Man Robs Woman in East New York: Police

    A man armed with a gun stole a woman's cellphone and purse in a robbery caught on surveillance video. 

    (Published Thursday, June 29, 2017)

    A man came up from behind a woman at her home in Brooklyn and robbed her at gunpoint, police say.

    On June 21 at around 11 p.m, the man caught the 20-something-year-old woman off guard after he followed her by the gate in front of her East New York home, according to the NYPD.

    Once he got by the gate, he took out a gun and pointed it at the woman, surveillance video shows. The man then took her purse and cellphone and then ran off, police said.

    The woman was not hurt, officials said.

    Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor For the City of New York

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