Man robs elderly woman after she gives him $1

Police in New York were looking for a man who robbed a woman right after she gave him $1.

The NYPD says it happened just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday on 8th Ave. in Midtown Manhattan.

The man asked the 73-year-old for a dollar.  She gave it to him and started walking away.

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The man followed her, reached into her purse, and grabbed $75. The man then took off into the 59 Street/Columbus Circle subway station.

Police released a video of the incident in hopes that someone would recognize him and call Crime Stoppers with a tip.

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