NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An 85-year-old woman was attacked and robbed in a Bronx apartment building.
The incident was caught on camera.READ MORE: New Jersey Announces COVID Vaccine And Booster Mandate For Health Care Workers And High-Risk Settings
Video shows the suspect first come out of the elevator and check if anyone’s around. Then he goes back in to grab the victim’s purse, which caused her to fall to the ground.READ MORE: Biden Administration To Give Out 400 Million Free N95 Masks
She was taken to the hospital for pain to her hip.
It happened Sunday afternoon near East 149th Street and Morris Avenue in the Melrose section.MORE NEWS: Timeline: Snow Expected To Blanket The Tri-State Area Thursday Morning
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.