Police in New York City are looking for a man who took more than just the money an elderly woman was trying to give him.

A video released by NYPD Crime Stoppers shows what happened around 6 a.m. Sunday in the area of Miller and New Lots avenues. 

“The suspect forcibly removed the purse from an 82-year-old victim,” police said in a tweet.

The woman appears to stumble to the ground as the suspect runs away. 

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Suspect in NYC grabs purse from elderly woman before running away.

Suspect in NYC grabs purse from elderly woman before running away.
( NYPD Crime Stoppers)

The suspect is wanted for robbery. Police are offering a reward of up to $3,500 for information leading to an arrest.

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Suspect takes off running, elderly victim appears to stumble to the ground after her purse was snatched. 

Suspect takes off running, elderly victim appears to stumble to the ground after her purse was snatched. 
( NYPD Crime Stoppers)

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Anyone with information is asked to call 800-577-TIPS (8478) or anonymously post a tip online. 

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