Video shows NYC woman, 77, being thrown to ground during robbery inside Bronx apartment building

The New York City Police Department has released a video showing a 77-year-old woman being thrown to the ground during a robbery inside an apartment building. 

The incident happened Friday around 8:30 a.m. in the city’s Bronx borough. 

“Upon arrival officers were informed by a 77-year-old female victim she was approached by unidentified individual from behind and forcibly removed her purse (containing $125 currency and personal items) before fleeing to parts unknown,” the NYPD said in a statement to Fox News Digital. 

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“The victim sustained minor injuries and was treated on scene by EMS,” police added. 

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Surveillance video released by investigators shows the woman being pulled and then thrown to the ground after the suspect grabbed her purse, which she was holding with her arm.

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The suspect – who has not been identified – appears to be wearing a gray and black jacket and dark pants. 

As of Tuesday, the suspect has not been found. 

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