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KIPS BAY, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police have released disturbing video of a man putting a woman in a chokehold before robbing her in Manhattan.

The incident happened Sunday morning on East 29th Street in Kips Bay.

Police say the man walked up to a 64-year-old woman from behind and choked her.

The suspect then grabbed the woman's bag and fled.



The victim suffered injuries to both elbows and her right knee.

The suspect is still on the loose.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the male is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Man fatally shot on Upper West Side

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man was shot and killed on the Upper West Side early Thurs

It happened at Columbus Avenue and West 105th Street just after 3:15 a.m.

The 29-year-old man was shot in the chest.

He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The gunman fled on foot.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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