NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for the man accused of violently robbing an 88-year-old woman on Thanksgiving Day.
The alleged attack sent the woman to the hospital with a broken shoulder, police said.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Children At Bronx Day Care Since 2018 Arrested
It happened on the Upper East Side on York Avenue near 89th Street at around 1 p.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Overnight Gun Violence: 3 Men Shot In Queens, Innocent Woman Shot In Brooklyn, NYPD Says
Investigators said the suspect grabbed the victim’s purse from her hands, causing her to fall to the ground and hurt her shoulder.
The woman reportedly had about $115 in her purse.
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). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Suspect In Custody For Possible DWI After Injuring Officer At Traffic Checkpoint In Lower Manhattan
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