By COLlive reporter
A Jewish woman was robbed in broad daylight near Montgomery Street and Troy Avenue in Crown Heights on Tuesday morning.
The incident occurred approximately 9AM, when the perpetrator walked next to the victim and grabbed her purse out of her carriage. He then fled into the alleyway towards Schenectady Ave.
Shmira and 911 were both immediately called. Shmira began searching for the perpetrator while police took the victim in a car to canvas as well. Unfortunately, he was not located.
Shmira obtained security footage from nearby establishments and discovered that the perpetrator was searching for victims since 8:30AM.
The perpetrator was described as a male black, approximately 20 years old, wearing a black hoodie and white shorts.
If anyone has additional information regarding this incident, please contact Shmira.
As the weather gets warmer, the crime rates raise as well. Beware of your surroundings at all times, and in case of an emergency, call Shmira 718-221-0303 and 911.