It happened at the corner of Chester Street and Riverdale Avenue around 6 p.m. on May 11, police said.READ MORE: New Jersey's Own Athing Mu And Sydney McLaughlin Set Olympic Records
According to police, two women approached a 62-year-old man, pushed, kicked and pepper sprayed him, then stole $2,000 from him.READ MORE: Broadway Returns After Nearly 17-Month Shutdown With 1st Performances Of 'Passover'
The man was taken to the hospital and treated for cuts to his face and swelling, police said. He was released.MORE NEWS: Long Island Bus Driver Charged With DWI, Leaving Scene Of 2 Accidents
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.