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Suspect At Large After Punching, Stealing Cash From Victim On Long Island

Springville Road in Hampton Bays.
Springville Road in Hampton Bays. Photo Credit: Google Maps/fsHH on Pixabay

A suspect is at large after allegedly punching and then stealing cash from a victim on Long Island overnight.

The incident happened around 2:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 in Hampton Bays.

That's when a man was walking on Springville Road when the suspect punched the victim several times, according to the Southampton Town Police Department.

Once on the ground, the perpetrator took the victim's wallet and removed $175, police said. 

The suspect left, and the victim called 911, said police. 

Patrol officers responded along with Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance. 

The victim, a 47-year-old Hampton Bays man, was transported to Southampton Hospital to treat minor injuries.

Southampton Town Detectives are investigating the incident.

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