Victim dragged down stairs after East Village robbery: NYPD


The suspect accused of robbing a woman in the East Village on Nov. 14.

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan — A man followed a woman into her apartment Sunday before stealing her personal belongings and dragging her down the stairs, police said Tuesday.

The suspect entered the 24-year-old woman’s apartment on 2nd Avenue at approximately 1:15 a.m., police said. After gaining entry, he removed her iPhone, credit card and driver’s license from her hand — then, he dragged her down the stairs.

The suspect fled the location after the incident. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and sneakers, police said.

No injuries were reported.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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