NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A brutal attack on a 65-year-old woman was caught on camera in Brooklyn.
A man can be seen getting off his bicycle and chasing the woman into the street, where he tries to take her purse before dragging her back onto the sidewalk.READ MORE: Overnight Gun Violence: 3 Men Shot In Queens, Innocent Woman Shot In Brooklyn, NYPD Says
It happened on Sept. 28th, just before 5 p.m. near St. Edwards and Willoughby Streets in Fort Greene.
Police say the suspect punched the woman in the face, then rode off emptyhanded.READ MORE: Suffolk Police: Ganessa Gordon, 18, Reported Missing In Brentwood
The victim was taken to Brooklyn Hospital, where she was treated for pain, swelling and cuts to her body.MORE NEWS: 'Best Small Cities In America': New Jersey Communities Make Top 25
Anyone with any 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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.