MANHATTAN, N.Y. (PIX11) — Police are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a violent attempted robbery in Manhattan that left a woman bruised.

The incident happened on Oct. 11 at 4″35 p.m., when a 31-year-old woman was walking near First Avenue and 14th Street, police told PIX11 News on Thursday. Three assailants snuck up behind the victim and tried to steal her personal property, police said.

While the victim tried to wrestle her items out of the attacker’s hands, she ended up falling down the stairs. The suspects ran away leaving the bruised victim on the steps. Police report that the woman bruised her right arm, leg, and chest but refused medical attention.

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).

Charline Charles is a digital journalist from Brooklyn who has covered local news along with culture and arts in the New York City area since 2019. She joined PIX11 News in 2022. See more of her work here.