Police: Man steals wallet while hugging 78-year-old woman in Park Slope

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Police say a man is wanted for questioning in connection to the robbery of a 78-year-old woman in Park Slope on Nov. 1.

News 12 is told it happened on 5th Avenue and 9th Street.

Police say the woman was approached by a man who gave her a hug, claiming to know her.

They say he took off after she asked how they knew each other. She later discovered her wallet was missing.

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

 

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