Violent purse snatching in Brooklyn injures woman, thief sought 07/11/2018 4:43 am PDT Comments WPIX via WPIX: BROOKLYN -- (WPIX) -- Authorities are searching for the man accused of violently snatching a woman's purse outside her building in Brooklyn. It happened on July 4 at about 3:35 a.m. as a woman attempted to enter her building along Cook Street and Graham Avenue in Bushwick. A man followed her to the front door and waited until she gained entry, police said. Once the victim got the door open, the man grabbed her purse and pulled her off the stoop, according to authorities. The woman fell over and hit her face against a parked vehicle, said cops. FULL STORY: Violent purse snatching in Brooklyn injures woman, thief sought - WPIX #Brooklyn #NewYork #Theft #WPIX Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.