Man followed, sucker-punched in Brooklyn robbery; 2 sought

Cops released images of the robbery duo in the Brooklyn Sept. 16 robbery.
Cops released images of the robbery duo in the Brooklyn Sept. 16 robbery. Photo credit NYPD

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 23-year-old man was followed, sucker-punched and robbed inside a Brooklyn apartment building earlier this month, police said Wednesday.

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According to police, a woman and man trailed the victim inside the building on DeKalb Avenue on Sept. 16 around 5:48 p.m.

Cops said the man then removed $980 in cash from the victim, and both suspects fled heading westbound toward Irving Avenue.

The victim sustained minor injuries to his face and refused medical attention at the scene.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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