Police: 73-year-old robbed of chain necklace

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A 73-year-old man was robbed of his chain necklace on the streets of Brooklyn, police say.

The incident happened Sunday in front of 524 48th St. around 7 p.m.

Police say a suspect walked up to the man and tried to pull the chain off of his neck.

The 73-year-old man and the suspect struggled to gain control of the necklace but the suspect eventually snatched it from the man.

The suspect ran away toward 4th Avenue after the incident.

The 73-year-old man was not injured during the incident, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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