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Arrest in violent mugging of actress in Greenwich Village

Police made an arrest in a violent mugging in Greenwich Village.

Police say Leroy Wright, 59, beat and robbed an 81-year-old actress in the lobby of her building this past October.

The victim, Barbara Ann Davison, was punched several times in the head and face.

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Surveillance video shows the brutal attack in Greenwich Village.



Police say the suspect then got away with her handbag.

He is charged with two counts each of robbery and assault.

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