Man wanted for trying to rob 81-year-old in Crown Heights

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Police are also searching for a man they say tried to rob an elderly woman in Brooklyn.

They say it happened on back on Aug. 1 on the corner on Nostrand Avenue and Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.

Investigators say the suspect approached the woman with a knife, demanding money while trying to remove her purse.

However, he ran off empty handed.

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

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