VIDEO: Robber drags woman down Brooklyn street

He wouldn’t take no for an answer.

A relentless robber dragged a woman down a Brooklyn street when she refused to give him her purse, police said.

The 46-year-old victim was attacked in the vicinity of 847 57th St. in Borough Park shortly after 11 p.m. on Tuesday. When the suspect tried to grab her purse, she refused to let it go, police said. The robber then dragged her down the street for several feet, surveillance video shows.

He eventually got the purse and fled the scene, cops said.

The woman was treated for abrasions to her head and back at Maimonides Hospital.

Police described the suspect as a 20-year-old black male, 5-foot-10 inches tall and weighing 140 lbs.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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