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NYPD: Purse snatchers wanted after moped assault in Brooklyn

The NYPD released surveillance video showing the moments two suspects robbed a woman in Brooklyn.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2022, 12:38 PM

Updated 739 days ago

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The NYPD released surveillance video showing the moments two suspects robbed a woman in Brooklyn.
Police say a 41-year-old woman was walking in the 57th Street and 8th Avenue area when a moped with two individuals on it approached her from behind.
One of the suspects was driving the moped while the second suspect pulled the victim's purse off of her shoulder. The collision caused the victim to fall to the ground and sustain injuries to her face and right hand.
Authorities say the stolen purse contained a cellphone and approximately $700.
The victim was listed in stable condition.


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