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Man Smashed Woman's Head With Brick in Bronx Attack, Police Say

By Janon Fisher | June 18, 2013 3:58pm
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NEW YORK CITY — A Bronx woman was attacked by a man who smashed her in the head with a brick on a residential street in Eastchester and then stole her iPod, cops said.

The 18-year-old woman was walking along Palmer Avenue near Tillotson Avenue about 9:30 p.m. on May 25 when the man attacked, according to police.

The bearded suspect grabbed the young woman's iPod and bolted, police said, but he was caught on surveillance tape walking away from the scene wearing a backpack and gray hoodie.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.