A Bronx community was on edge Friday evening, after several attacks targeting those who are among society’s most vulnerable.
Police said an 82-year-old woman was struck in the face by a man while she walked at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Seneca Street.
A 68-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with snatching two purses from restaurants in Park Slope and Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
A photo of an NYPD officer helping an elderly blind woman cross a busy street in Midtown has gone viral, and has won the praises of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.
A northern New Jersey woman and her uncle have been charged with senior neglect, after they allegedly left an elderly woman lying on the floor for as long as 15 hours before ever calling for help.
The incident happened last Friday around 1:40 p.m. near East 183rd Street in the Belmont section of the borough.
An elderly woman was left in critical condition early Sunday, after being pulled from a fire in her apartment on the Upper West Side.
A woman who was reportedly 91 years old died early Monday, in an apartment building fire in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
An eighty-eight-year-old woman was found brutally beaten to death in her Bronx apartment on Saturday.
Police arrested the driver on an outstanding warrant for another matter. He was also issued a summons for careless driving.
A neighbor in Whippany called 911 after hearing an explosion from the house next door on Sunday. When firefighters arrived, flames were shooting from the back of the home.
Surveillance video shows the victim who suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s flailing helplessly on the floor for more than an hour while the caregiver watched TV.