NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are the lookout for a man who they say robbed an elderly woman in the East Village.
Investigators say the suspect made his way into an 81-year-old woman’s apartment near 13th Street and Second Avenue last Friday afternoon by claiming he needed access to her apartment to fix a leak.READ MORE: Newborn Twins Found Dead In Queens, Mother In Custody
The victim was not injured.READ MORE: COVID On Long Island: Oyster Bay Offers Saliva-Based COVID Testing As Town Continues On Road To Reopening
Police said the suspect was seen on surveillance video.MORE NEWS: On Day Of Beloved Father's Funeral, Long Island Family Says They Learned Someone Else Was Buried In His Plot
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.