An unknown man forcibly stole a Manhattan woman’s purse Thursday evening while she was walking in the 1000 block of Laramie Street.
Capt. Kurt Moldrup said Victoria Johnson, 38, reported that a male wearing a dark blue hoodie, dark pants and white shoes ran up to her and grabbed her purse while simultaneously pushing her to the ground. The man then fled , stealing her purse and wallet.
Moldrup said the woman was uninjured except for scrapes to her knees.
The woman told police that the incident occurred at about 7:50 p.m.