A gunman accosted a man carrying a duffel bag containing nearly $150,000 in broad daylight Friday next to a New York City Starbucks coffee shop, leaving his victim empty-handed and bloodied, WNBC.com reported.

Seton Ijams, 50, had just withdrawn the money from a Chase Bank when the assailant approached him from behind, pistol-whipped him in the head and dragged him on the sidewalk as he clung to the bag, police said.

Police said the robber is between 25 and 30, was dressed in a black parka and black pants and is about 5 feet 9 inches tall, WNBC.com reported.

Limousine driver Zafer Incekara, who witnessed the fight, said the gunman fired one shot at the victim before fleeing, but the bullet hit no one.

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