Windsor Terror! Cops hunting for suspect in Windsor Terrace assault

On the prowl: Cops are hunting this man suspected of brutally beating and robbing a woman in Windsor Terrace on May 26.

Police are looking for an alleged brute suspected of beating and robbing a woman in Windsor Terrace on May 26.

The 23-year-old woman told officers that the suspect smashed her face with his elbow and hurled her to the ground when she was on Vanderbilt Street between 20th and E. Fourth streets at 8:25 am.

The man snatched the victim’s purse and cellphone, but dropped the bag as he fled on foot, according to cops.

The woman was taken to a hospital in Sunset Park, where she was treated for injuries following the attack.

The police department is circulating surveillance footage of the suspect, a man in his early 20s with black, braided hair.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at
www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.

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