Man follows woman, threatens to shoot her

The NYPD wants to find the man seen on surveillance camera video following a woman into the lobby of her building in Brooklyn, grabbing her and stealing her iPhone.

The man threatened to shoot the woman, but no gun was visible, said police.

The frightening incident occurred in the area of East 17th Street and Albermarle Road at about 7:30 a.m. on May 24.

The suspect is described by police as black, approximately 5'11" and approximately 160lbs. He was last seen wearing a blue denim jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and white sneakers. 

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. You can remain anonymous.