Police: Suspect caught on tape robbing wheelchair-bound lady

Police have released surveillance video of a suspect robbing an elderly woman in Bushwick.Police say the suspect snatched the elderly woman's purse as she sat

BROOKLYN - Police have released surveillance video of a suspect robbing an elderly woman in Bushwick.

Police say the suspect snatched the elderly woman's purse as she sat in her wheelchair at the corner of Wyckoff Avenue and Bleeker Street. The incident occurred July 20 at about 1 p.m.

Police say surveillance footage shows the man grabbing the purse and running south on Wyckoff Avenue. He is described as 6-feet tall and weighing 180 pounds.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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