Police Look For Suspect Who Punched Woman, Stole Purse at 50 Allen St.

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Police are asking for help in tracking down a suspect who punched a woman in the face and then stole her purse on the Lower East Side Tuesday.   He followed the woman, who is in her mid-20’s,  into a building at 50 Allen St (between Grand and Hester), at around 4:20 in the afternoon.  The suspect, caught on surveillance video, is thought to be in his mid-30’s.  He was wearing a white shirt, jeans and white shows. If you have any info about this crime, contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.