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Man steals wallet of blind massage therapist in Flatbush (video)

By Mason White 3:42 PM September 15, 2014
The suspect (left) 

By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A heartless man stole a wallet from a blind massage therapist, who was walking on a Flatbush street, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department has released surveillance video showing the man, who they believe stole the wallet from the blind man last week.

According to police, the suspect, who was walking while holding a mountain bike, followed 57-year-old Mark Kamenogorsky, around Bay Avenue and Ocean Avenue just before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

He grabbed the victim’s arm and snatched the wallet from his back pocket before fleeing from scene. The victim, who was walking with a blind stick, had about $1,000 in cash in his wallet and several credit cards.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt, gray pants and black shoes. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477.

The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 and entering TIP577.