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Lift looter busted

Cops have apprehended a 16-year-old in connection with two elevator robberies that took place in the same Coney Island building.

Police said that the teen and an unidentified accomplice attacked and ripped the purse from a woman riding the elevator with them inside the Surf Avenue building, which is at West 21st Street, back on June 2.

Then, three weeks later, on June 25, the suspect and his accomplice mugged a second woman on the same elevator.

The teen was arrested shortly after the robbery and confessed to both crimes, police said.

Where: 2007 Surf Avenue
Updated Oct. 21, 2011
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