Cops search for robber targeting elderly women

Police are looking for a man wanted for at least half a dozen robberies in the Coney Island area.Police say the victims in the string

CONEY ISLAND - Police are looking for a man wanted for at least half a dozen robberies in the Coney Island area.

Police say the victims in the string of robberies have all been elderly women, ranging in age from 70 to 84.

According to police, the suspect has stolen necklaces and bags off of six women since the end of July with the most recent attack happening at the end of August.

Police say the suspect comes up behind the women, pushes them to the ground and then uses force to take what he wants. All of the victims had minor injuries.

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