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.
The victim was not injured.
Police said the suspect was seen on surveillance video.
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.