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Thief Threatens to Cut Woman at Northern Boulevard Station, Makes Off With Purse: NYPD

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June 19, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman inside the M/R Northern Boulevard station last week.

The 29-year-old victim was standing on the mezzanine area on June 8, at around 5:50 p.m., when the man approached her, police said.

He threatened to cut the woman if she did not hand over her purse, according to police.

The suspect then grabbed the woman’s purse – that contained credit cards and some personal items – and fled the scene in an unknown direction, police said.

The women sustained a minor injury and refused medical attention, police said.

Police have released video footage of the man wanted for questioning.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Boomer response to every article about crime

This is what happens when you let [whatever criminal justice reform is in the news] happen!

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Ok, Zoomer

..but what it really means. When we say [insert whatever extremist statement], what we really mean is [insert whatever excuse explanation for said statement]

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rikki

diversity????? HUH were are the Asian Russians Greeks Chinese Vietnamese, Egyptians Jews, Brazilians doing this on a daily basis???? Help me find them

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Do the BLM screamers realize

THIS is what life THEY THINK MATTERS!!!???

This is why everyone else is saying all lives matter.

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dare to print the voice of the people

gee he looks like the guy who just beat up the guy in macys, no no wait i mean he looks like the guy who just knocked down the granny on the lower west side. but know that i look at him more closely he kinda looks like the guy who shot up the woodside houses the other day.

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Anon

The poor man needs the money more than the so called victim does. He is just trying to live a more fair, just and equitable life. Have some compassion.

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FunTimesAhead

Don’t you get it, NYC is now pro crime. The cameras have been defunded. Also the light at the end of tunnel has been turned off…makes it easier to mug someone.

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#sendinthesocialworkers

Definitely a case for the social workers!
You see what happens when you demonize the police and do away with cash bail? I’ll bet this guy has a record.

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