Cops: Woman robbed in front of granddaughter

BROOKLYN - Police in Brooklyn are searching for a man accused of robbing a grandmother in front of her 4-year-old granddaughter.

Police say the man approached the grandmother and hit her in the face with what she described as a gun. The man allegedly made off with the woman's cell phone and purse. She is being treated at Kings County Hospital.

The 4-year-old was unharmed, police say.

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