Quantcast

Woman shoved to ground and robbed in Midtown: cops

The suspect in the alleged robbery on West 49 Street. (Courtesy NYPD)

Police released surveillance images of a man wanted for allegedly robbing a woman in Midtown on Friday night.

The incident occurred on Feb. 28, around 10:50 p.m., officials said, when a man approached a 28-year-old female victim as she was walking in front of 420 West 49th St., between Ninth and 10th Avenues. The man then allegedly pushed the woman to the ground and took her tote bag.

Police released a photo and video of the man wanted for the robbery in the Midtown North Precinct.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

More from around NYC