Police: Man steals purse from 84-year-old woman, breaks into her East New York apartment

A man is wanted by police after they say he stole an 84-year-old woman's purse inside a Brooklyn pharmacy then broke into her apartment.

A man is wanted by police after they say he stole an 84-year-old woman's purse inside a Brooklyn pharmacy then broke into her apartment. (6/7/16)

BROOKLYN - A man is wanted by police after they say he stole an 84-year-old woman's purse inside a Brooklyn pharmacy, then broke into her apartment.

It happened on June 1, inside 935 Pennsylvania Ave. in East New York.

Police say the man walked up to the woman and stole her purse which was hanging on a walker she was using.

The man allegedly found a pair of keys inside the 84-year-old's purse and used them to break into her apartment where he stole jewelry and a laptop computer.

Police say anyone with information call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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