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WATCH: Man Robs Woman In Wheelchair, Suspect Still On The Loose

NBCNEWYORK.COM - A man caught on surveillance video robbing a woman in a wheelchair on a Brooklyn street is being sought by police.

NYPD released the video Tuesday hoping to get the public's assistance in identifying and locating the suspect.

The robbery took place Wednesday, July 20, at about 1:09 p.m. at the southeast corner of Wyckoff Avenue and Bleecker Street, a rather busy intersection.

The man is seen on the video walking ahead of the elderly woman, then turning around to snatch the purse from the woman's lap and running away.

Some other residents who use wheelchairs told NBC New York that the incident worries them. Although one man who uses a wheelchair said "if you live scared, bad things happen to you."

The suspect is described as 6 feet tall and 180 pounds with long blond hair.

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