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Woman Mugged in Perry Street Apartment Building, Police Say

By Danielle Tcholakian | November 30, 2016 2:17pm
 A 22-year-old woman had her purse stolen in the vestibule of her building, police said. The NYPD is looking for this suspect.
A 22-year-old woman had her purse stolen in the vestibule of her building, police said. The NYPD is looking for this suspect.
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WEST VILLAGE — A woman was robbed of her purse in the vestibule of her Perry Street apartment building, police said Wednesday. 

Police said the woman, 22, and a man entered the building about 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24.

The man snatched the woman's purse and fled east on Perry Street, police said. 

The woman was not reported as being injured, according to the NYPD.

Police on Wednesday released photos of a suspect in the incident, and described him as approximately 29 years old, 5-foot-9 and 210 pounds.

He had brown eyes and black hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket, white shirt, blue jeans and black shoes, police said.

The NYPD asks that anyone with information regarding this incident call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted online by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.