Man grabs elderly woman from neck, snatches $400 necklace: Cops
NEW YORK - The NYPD is looking for the man who grabbed an elderly woman inside a store by the neck and snatched her necklace.
The incident caught on security cameras on May 19 at about 2:25 p.m. shows the man enter the Bronx Pawn Brokers on Kingsbridge Road in Fordham Manor. He approaches the 71-year-old woman, grabs her and pulls off the necklace worth about $400.
The woman suffered cuts to her neck but refused medical attention.
The man took off in a black SUV. A description of the suspect was not released.
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Anyone with information in regard 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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.