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Robber threatens to take Staten Island woman's child

August 15, 2013 3:18:33 PM PDT
Police on Staten Island are looking for help identifying a man who pulled a knife on a woman and threatened her daughter.

The NYPD has released a blurry picture that authorities hope will help identify him.

The incident happened at a bus stop on Forest Avenue on Sunday, August 11, just before 11 p.m.

Police say the man put a knife up to the 41-year-old woman's back and threatened to take her 4-year-old daughter if she didn't give up her bag, which she did.

The suspect then fled on foot towards Barrett Avenue.

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 30 years old, standing about 5-foot-5 and weighing about 200 pounds with a stocky build. He was last seen 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).


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