Woman Fights Muggers on Greenpoint Street, Relents and Gives Up iPhone, Video Shows

A man and two women ganged up on a woman walking on a Brooklyn street, attacking and then mugging her, even as she tried to fight back, surveillance video shows. 

Police said the three young robbers approached a 22-year-old woman at the corner Morgan and Driggs avenues in Greenpoint at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. They grabbed her purse, taking her down to the ground while she held on it, and the man tried to punch her as a woman yanked off the victim's jacket and a second woman watched. 

Finally, the video shows, the woman handed over her iPhone, and the trio fled. 

The victim sustained minor scrapes on her knees from the confrontation. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

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