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Cambridge police are searching for a man who struck a woman and then grabbed her stroller Tuesday morning in Cambridge.

The unidentified man allegedly yelled at the woman and hit her with a phone near the intersection of Harvard Street and Prospect Street around 9:40 a.m.

He then grabbed and attempted to pull the stroller, which was carrying the woman’s 1-year-old child, police said in a statement.

The suspect fled barefoot towards Inman Square after the attack, according to a statement by police.

Officials describe the man as white and in his late 20s, wearing a multi-colored hat, green shirt, and khaki shorts.

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The woman refused medical treatment for herself and her toddler.

Cambridge police encourage anyone with information to call 617-349-3300.


Cynthia Fernandez can be reached at cynthia.fernandez@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @CynthFernandez.