By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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(Credit: NYPD)

Surveillance video shows the suspect hit the woman in the face and shove her into a parking pay station.

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Police said he stole her purse and her Bible.

The woman suffered minor injuries but is expected to be OK.

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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

CBSNewYork Team