LONGWOOD, the Bronx (PIX11) — A pair of men robbed a woman in the Bronx after she confronted them over their treatment of a street vendor, police said Saturday.
The men threw a street vendor’s merchandise on the ground near East 163rd Street and Southern Boulevard on Oct. 19, officials said. A 46-year-old woman confronted the men.
The men then pushed her to the ground and forcibly removed her fanny pack, which held $300 in cash, police said. They fled on foot.
Police have asked for help identifying the men. They’re both about 5 feet, 7 inches tall with thing builds and short, dark hair. One man was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, black sweatpants and black and white sneakers. The second man was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, black sweatpants, a black surgical mask and black sneakers.
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