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Man robs Brooklyn woman in her apartment building, threatens to shoot: police

Posted at 5:22 AM, May 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-30 05:23:23-04

PROSPECT PARK SOUTH, Brooklyn — A man followed a woman into her apartment building and robbed her in Prospect Park South as he threatened to shoot her, police said Thursday.

Police are searching for this man, who robbed a woman as she walked into her own apartment building.

According to officials, it happened Friday morning around 7:30 a.m.

The man allegedly followed the 34-year-old victim into the lobby of her building near East 17th Street and Albemarle Road and demanded she be quiet, or else he’d shoot her.

He stole her iPhone and fled the scene, police said.

A weapon was not visible.

The man was 5 feet 11 inches tall, approximately 160 pounds, last seen wearing a blue denim jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and white sneakers.

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