A Jewish woman was mugged on Thursday night while walking on Crown Street near Albany Avenue in Crown Heights.
The incident occurred at approximately midnight, when a black male approached her from behind, and robbed her during a struggle, police said.
The man took her phone, credit card and student ID.
A canvass was conducted for the perpetrator, and he was apprehended shortly afterwards by police.
Some of the victim’s property was recovered on the thief, and other property was found by Shomrim volunteers nearby.