Friday, March 16, 2018

NYPD looking for suspect who robbed 87-year-old man on 1st Avenue

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.


Scuba Diva said...

Okay, I'll say something: that guy [the perp, I mean] sounds like a real dream date.

JQ LLC said...

Elderly people are getting mugged every day. The next Bernie Goetz is going to be septuagenarian.