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Robber to Mom: 'Give Me Your Bag Or I'm Taking Your Daughter'

 
Robber to Mom: 'Give Me Your Bag Or I'm Taking Your Daughter'
Posted August 15th, 2013 @ 11:00am

(Jen Chung) Police are looking for a suspect wanted in a robbery that occurred on Staten Island on Sunday.

According to the NYPD, at 10:45 p.m., a 41-year-old woman and her four-year-old daughter were at a bus stop in front of 1377 Forest Avenue. A man approached them and stuck a sharp object in the mother's back, saying, "Give me your bag or I'm taking your daughter." Police say that he grabbed the child's hand during the threat and then fled with the mother's bag. The mother and child did not suffer any injuries.

The suspect is described as being approximately 30 years old, 200 pounds with a stocky build, and around 5'5". He was wearing a baseball cap, black t-shirt, black and white sneakers and gray shorts.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All tips are confidential.

Read More: Gothamist

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