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NYPD looking for men who tried to rob elderly Bronx woman - Metro US

NYPD looking for men who tried to rob elderly Bronx woman

The NYPD believes these men pushed an elderly woman to the ground after she refuse
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The NYPD is looking for two suspects they say injured an elderly woman during a botched purse snatching in the Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx on Tuesday night.

The men allegedly followed an 83-year-old woman into her apartment building on Longfellow Avenue around 6 p.m., and told her to hand over her purse. When she refused, the suspects knocked her over before fleeing.

The woman was treated for head lacerations at St. Barnabas Hospital and released, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). Calls are confidential, and tips can also be submitted online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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