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Woman Critically Injured After Being Knocked To Ground By Alleged Cell Phone Theft In Times Square

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A woman was critically injured after a cell phone snatching in Times Square.

It happened Friday afternoon.

Police say a man chased after a homeless man who stole his phone. During the chase, the homeless man plowed into a woman outside a pizzeria.

The woman fell, and police say she cracked her skull when her head hit the pavement. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The homeless man took off but was later caught and arrested.

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