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Frightening elevator robbery in Far Rockaway

December 7, 2012 7:46:54 PM PST
Police released surveillance video of a frightening robbery inside an elevator in Queens.

A 58-year-old woman was followed into an elevator in Far Rockaway on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

The man pushed her and threatened her, claiming to have a gun under his coat.

He then stole the woman's purse.

The suspect is described as a black man, 25-30 years old, and last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with a black leather jacket under it and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery or the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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