JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens (WABC) -- A violent attempted robbery in the lobby of a Queens apartment building was caught on camera.
The video released by police shows the attacker grabbing a woman in her Jackson Heights building and trying to steal her bag while pulling out a knife.
The two struggled over the bag, eventually stumbling out the front door where the woman was able to scream for help.
The suspect ran away empty handed.
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Violent purse snatching shows knife struggle in Queens
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