Woman Put Into Chokehold, Slammed Against Wall in Brazen Robbery at Upper West Side Apartment: Cops - NBC New York

Woman Put Into Chokehold, Slammed Against Wall in Brazen Robbery at Upper West Side Apartment: Cops

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    A 60-year-old woman was slammed against the wall in the November robbery, police say. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017)

    A man who followed a woman into her Upper West Side apartment building ended up putting her into a choke hold and slamming her against a wall in a brazen robbery, police say.

    The 40-something-year-old man told the 60-year-old woman last month that he was going to cut her, but was suddenly startled away by another resident who interrupted the hallway robbery, according to the NYPD.

    Police released surveillance footage of the suspect.
    Photo credit: NYPD

    The man only ended up getting away with the woman’s empty key chain wallet. The victim suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene, cops said.

    Investigators are urged to call Crime Stoppers with tips that could land the man behind bars.

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