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Three women sought for hitting victim with a bottle during Manhattan robbery: cops

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for three crooks who attacked and robbed a woman on a Manhattan street this week.

According to police, at 8 p.m. on Jan. 19 a 40-year-old woman was walking on West 10th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues while talking on the phone. She was approached by three unknown women who struck her in the back of the head with a glass bottle, causing the victim to fall into a flower box. 

The crooks then swiped the victim’s iPhone 11 Pro from her hands and fled the scene westbound on West 10th Street. The victim suffered a minor injury to her head but refused medical attention at the scene.

The NYPD released photos and video of the suspects taken from nearby surveillance footage:

The suspects are all described as teenage women with light complexions. The first suspect, described as standing 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds with a heavy build, was last seen wearing a multi-colored hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants and black boots. The second suspect, described as standing 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds with an athletic build, was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with green words on the front, black sweatpants and black boots. The third suspect, described as having a medium build, was last seen wearing a blue hooded jacket, blue jeans and brown boots.

Anyone with information in regard to this 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.

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