Police: Man wanted for stealing woman's purse, dragging her in Brighton Beach

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Police are on the lookout for a man they say robbed a woman in Brighton Beach. 

The incident happened on Oct. 11 on Brighton 13th Street.

The man seen on surveillance video allegedly came up from behind a woman and tried to take her purse. 

When that victim tried to hold on to her bag, the suspect dragged her to the ground before ripping her purse away. 

That woman was treated at the scene for cuts to her knees and elbows. 

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

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