BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - Police are trying to track down the man who robbed a woman in front of a group of children Monday afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Investigators released surveillance video that shows the suspect following a 39-year-old woman and eight children in her care into an elevator at 1711 Fulton St.
Police say the suspect pretended to have a gun and robbed the woman of her possessions and jewelry. He then was able to flee the scene on a bicycle.
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Neighbors say the victim works inside the apartment building’s day care center.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.