July 6, 2021 By Ryan Songalia
Police are looking for a man who allegedly snatched a woman’s purse in broad daylight in Ridgewood last month.
Authorities say the man approached the 37-year-old victim near Fresh Pond Road and 71 Avenue at around 12:40 p.m. on June 26. He then forcibly grabbed her pocketbook, which contained $40 in cash and an iPhone, before fleeing on foot on 62nd Street toward Catalpa Avenue.
Footage released by the NYPD shows the man wearing a black and white Adidas shirt with cargo shorts and sunglasses.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.