HARLEM (WABC) — Police in Harlem are searching for a man wanted in a violent robbery in the vestibule of a building.

It happened at 3:16 a.m. on Sunday.

Police say the suspect followed a 24-year-old woman into the vestibule and wrestled with her, stealing her purse out of her hands, and then he ran away.

The purse was later recovered nearby with all contents intact.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).