Woman robbed on Bleecker St. in Bushwick Sunday

Surveillance video shows two men running up behind a 45-year-old woman as she carries shopping bags around 7 p.m. Sunday.

Surveillance video shows two men running up behind a 45-year-old woman as she carries shopping bags around 7 p.m. Sunday. (1/5/16)

BUSHWICK - Two men robbed a woman on a Bleecker Street sidewalk in Bushwick over the weekend, police say.

Surveillance video shows two men running up behind a 45-year-old woman as she carries shopping bags around 7 p.m. Sunday.

The men then throw her to ground and pull away her purse, which she says contained $600 in cash.

Police say the suspects fled toward Irvington Avenue.

They describe the men as white or Hispanic and in their 20s. Police say both men were about 5 feet, 5 inches tall. One wore black sneakers, the other white.

Police want anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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