NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 77-year-old woman was attacked and robbed in broad daylight Sunday in Queens.
It happened around noon on 36th Avenue in Long Island City.READ MORE: NYC Congressional Representatives Call On President Biden To Intervene In Rikers Island Crisis
Surveillance video shows the suspect hit the woman in the face and shove her into a parking pay station.READ MORE: Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal Judge
Police said he stole her purse and her Bible.
The woman suffered minor injuries but is expected to be OK.MORE NEWS: Man Wanted For Allegedly Touching Woman Inappropriately On Subway
Anyone with information about her attacker 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.