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LIC: Woman punched in face, as thief tries to take her purse



Oct. 25, 2013 By Christian Murray

The NYPD is searching for a man who allegedly punched a 47-year-old woman in the face and unsuccessfully tried to grab her purse in Long Island City on Sunday.

The police said that the woman was walking in the vicinity of 44 Drive and 11 Street at 3:15 am on Sunday, Oct. 20, when the male suspect approached her, punched her in the face and attempted to remove her purse.  He subsequently fled without the purse.  Minor injuries were reported at this incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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