Woman, 24, Violently Robbed in Brooklyn Apartment Building: NYPD

A 24-year-old woman was violently robbed inside a Brooklyn apartment building, police said Sunday.

At around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the woman was approached by a man in his 20s who put his arm around her neck and threatened to murder her if she wasn't quiet, police said. 

A struggle ensued, and the man fled from the building on President Street in Crown Heights with the woman's cell phone and $5, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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