Images released of Manhattan robbery suspect

November 22, 2011 4:13:42 AM PST
Police in Manhattan are looking for help identifying a robbery suspect.

They say the man seen in the above pictures stole a pocketbook from a woman in the lobby of a Hamilton Heights apartment building.

The incident happened just before 7 a.m. November 13.

The man apparently chatted up the woman before grabbing her purse and taking off.

The victim gave chase, but was unable to catch up to the suspect. The victim did recover her handbag, with some property missing from inside of it. The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described a Hispanic man with a medium build, wearing a Yankees baseball cap.

Anyone with information in regards to either of these robberies is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.