A 24-year-old woman walking with her 4-year-old son was surprised by a stranger who grabbed her hair from behind and dragged her and the child to the ground before ripping a $6,500 chain from around her neck in an attack on the daylight last week. say the policemen.
The mother and child were walking down the Grand Concourse around 5:20 p.m. last Wednesday when the man sneaked up from behind, police said Friday as they shared details about the case in hopes of finding who was responsible.
Once the two were on the ground, the man grabbed the woman’s neck chain and then sped off on a green motorcycle. He was last seen moving south on the Grand Concourse.
The victim and her son had some scratches on their hands and knees after the attack, but did not need medical attention at the scene, police said.
Authorities released surveillance footage of the shooter (above). Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.