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Knife-wielding robber punched woman in the face in South Boston robbery, police say

Wanted man

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say followed a woman for more than a block after she left a store before violently robbing her Tuesday evening.

Police say the victim left the Liquor and Wine Emporium at K and East 7th streets around 8:30 p.m. and walked up to East 6th St. - while being followed by a Black male, 20 to 30, in dark clothing. Just after she crossed I Street, police say, the man tried to grab her bag from behind:

He brandished a knife during the incident and punched the victim in the face before fleeing on foot toward H St.

Anybody with information can contact detectives at 617-343-4742 or the anonymous tip line b y calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).



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