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Woman snatches $20 from 84-year-old woman at Bronx deli: police

Posted: 7:38 AM, Jan 31, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-31 07:38:48-05
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MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Police are searching for the person caught on camera snatching $20 from an 84-year-old woman at a Bronx deli earlier this month.

The victim was waiting to make a purchase inside the deli along Saint Ann’s Avenue and East 137th Street just after 10 a.m. on Jan. 24, police said.

While waiting, a woman approached her and snatched the $20 bill the victim was holding, police said.

The woman then fled on foot.

Police released surveillance video of the suspect,

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