Detectives continue to search for a pair of bandits who assaulted a woman and stole her purse on a Bushwick street last month.
According to police, the two suspects approached the 45-year-old female victim from behind in front of 289 Bleecker Street, when they threw her to the ground and forcibly took her purse, which contained $600, at approximately 7:05 p.m. on December 27.
The suspects then fled towards Irving Avenue and Bleecker Street, law enforcement agents reported.
Officers from the 83rd Precinct reported no injuries as a result of this incident.
The first suspect is described as a male, white or Hispanic, in his mid-20s, standing approximately 5 foot 5 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt, sweatpants and black sneakers.
The second suspect is described as a male, white or Hispanic, in his mid-20s, standing approximately 5 foot 5 inches tall, with long hair. He was last seen wearing a colored sweatshirt with a logo on the front, a baseball cap, black sweatpants and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
Video of the incident can be seen below.