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Woman Robbed of Cash As She Tried to Pay Clerk at Grocery Store: NYPD

A woman who pulled out cash to pay for her groceries was robbed by a man who grabbed the money from her hand and ran out of the store, police said. 

The 55-year-old shopper was checking out at a grocery store on East Gun Hill Road in the Bronx on Tuesday when she pulled out cash to play the clerk, the NYPD said. 

A man grabbed $90 from the woman's hand and fled from the store, police said. 

The woman wasn't injured. 

The robber is described as about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and 180 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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