FORDHAM, the Bronx (PIX11) — A man dragged a woman and her son to the ground in the Bronx before stealing her jewelry, police said.
A 24-year-old woman was walking with her 4-year-old son along Grand Concourse near East 181st Street when the suspect grabbed her hair and dragged her and the boy to the ground at around 5:30 p.m. on May 4, video of the attack showed.
He then ripped a chain worth $6,500 off her neck before fleeing southbound on Grand Concourse while riding a green moped. The woman and her son had minor scratches on their hands and knees but refused medical attention.
Police asked for help in finding the suspect, who they described as being around 18 to 25 years old, around 5 feet, 6 inches tall and of a medium build.
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