Thursday, May 31, 2012

Cops Seek Chokehold Crook

By Dan Gesslein
BRONX, NEW YORK, May 30- Cops are asking for the public’s help to catch a mugger who attacked a woman with a violent choke hold.
Police released a surveillance video inside a building on Monroe Avenue which recorded the crime. In the video the man is seen putting the 54-year-old woman in choke hold and throwing her to the ground. He then grabs the victim’s purse and runs off. The attack occurred at around 10:40 a.m. on May 19. 
The mugger is described as a black male with braided hair wearing eyeglasses. 

Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are confidential.

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