Man mugs 82-year-old woman for $37: NYPD - Metro US

Man mugs 82-year-old woman for $37: NYPD


Authorities have released footage of a man suspected of mugging an elderly woman in the Bronx earlier this month.

Around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, near the corner of Clay Avenue and East 170 Street in Claremont, an 82-year-old woman was pushed to the ground and had her purse forcibly taken from her, police said.

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The suspect, an adult man, fled with her purse, which contained $37, authorities added. The woman was uninjured in the incident.

Police described the suspect as approximately 5-foot-7 and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, hoodie, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery should call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or, for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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