Police are looking for the man they believe ripped the purse from an elderly woman’s shoulder on Bay 46th Street on Aug. 29.
The 80-year-old victim was walking on the mostly residential street between Harway and Bath avenues at 7:40 am when the thief came running up behind her and snatched the purse, police said. The woman reported minor injuries.
Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto www.nypdcr
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