Cops searching for man who attacked, robbed women


A man in a Thrasher hoodie is wanted for robbing two women in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning, throwing them to ground and taking their belongings, according to police.

The suspect first targeted a 67-year-old woman near 650 Water St. around 7:30 a.m. when he snatched her purse, which contained $20 and her cell phone, and tossed her to the ground.

His second victim, a 34-year-old woman, was attacked in a stairwell near East Broadway and Catherine Street around 8:30 a.m. the same day. The victim told police that he grabbed her purse, containing $400 in cash, credit cards and her cell phone, before throwing her to the ground and fleeing.

Cops released video of the suspect, who is described as a man between 20 and 25-years-old and about 5’5″ tall.



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