The #NYPD is looking to identify this #wanted man for a Robbery that occurred on March 9 at 7:15PM.— NYPD 9th Precinct (@NYPD9Pct) March 15, 2018
He forcibly removed 💰from an 87 year old victim as he was returning home near 1 Ave & E6St. #NYC #EastVillage If you have any info we ask you to 📞 #800577TIPS pic.twitter.com/GaSoM7qd74
Patch had a few more details:
Police say the man followed the 87-year-old into his apartment building, located near East Sixth Street and First Avenue, on Friday at about 7:15 p.m. As the 87-year-old entered the building, the robber grabbed him from behind and remove his wallet before throwing him to the ground, according to the NYPD.
The robber took $230 in cash from the man before running from the area, police said.
The 87-year-old man was not seriously injured during the attack.
Anyone with information that could help in the investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You may also submit tips online.