NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a woman is in critical condition after an attempted robbery at a subway station in Manhattan.
It happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Canal Street N train station.READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Police said a 22-year-old man and 58-year-old woman were walking up the stairs when the suspect tried to take the man’s bag.
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In the struggle, the woman and suspect fell down the stairs.
Police said the woman was hospitalized in critical condition.
The suspect fled back into the subway.MORE NEWS: Police: Woman, 61, Killed In West Islip House Fire
Anyone with information about the attack 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.