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Police Hunting Suspect Who Snatched Chain Off Teen Girl in The Bronx

By Julie Shapiro | March 16, 2012 11:03am

BRONX — Police are looking for a man who allegedly snatched a necklace from a 13-year-old girl inside her Bronx apartment building last month.

The man grabbed the teen on the second floor of her Soundview home about 2:40 p.m. on Feb. 10 and yanked the chain from her neck, police said.

The thief, who was shown on surveillance footage wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, then fled the building, police said.

The girl was not injured, police added.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, log onto www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) and enter TIP577.