Police: 70-year-old woman robbed in East New York

Police say a man is wanted in connection to a robbery of a 70-year-old woman in East New York Thursday.

News 12 Staff

Sep 27, 2019, 10:05 AM

Updated 1,669 days ago

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Police say a man is wanted in connection to a robbery of a 70-year-old woman in East New York Thursday.
The robbery happened around 12:50 p.m. in front of 785 Schneck Ave.
Police say the woman was walking by when a man attempted to snatch her purse. News 12 is told the man pushed her to the ground after she resisted.
Investigators say the man took something from the purse and ran off.
The victim hit her head on a parked car and hurt her knees in the fall. She was treated at Brookdale Hospital and is expected to recover.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.
 


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