Man wanted for trying to rob 81-year-old in Crown Heights

<p>Police are also searching for a man they say tried to rob an elderly woman in Brooklyn.</p>

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2018, 11:43 AM

Updated 2,074 days ago

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Police are also searching for a man they say tried to rob an elderly woman in Brooklyn.
They say it happened on back on Aug. 1 on the corner on Nostrand Avenue and Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
Investigators say the suspect approached the woman with a knife, demanding money while trying to remove her purse.
However, he ran off empty handed.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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