Two women attack elderly man before stealing wallet: NYPD – Metro US

Two women attack elderly man before stealing wallet: NYPD

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These two never heard the rule to respect your elders.

Police are looking for a duo of female suspects who attacked a 76-year-old man on Saturday in the Bronx and stole his wallet.

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The suspects – described as between 25 to 35 years old – followed the victim at about 3:45 a.m. from the intersection of Third Avenue and East 163rd Street to the vicinity of Melrose Avenue and Elton Avenue.

Then the first supect approached the man and got into a dispute with him while the second woman punched him with a closed fist, police said.

When the man fell to the ground, the women took his wallet from his back pants pocket and fled on foot towards East 163rd Street.The victim refused medical attention.

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Cops described the first suspect as a black woman, standing 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a bandana, three-quarter fur hooded black jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers. Her partner is described as Hispanic, about 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, and wearing a dark hooded sweater with white lettering in front of it, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

Tips from the public may also be submitted online to www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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