Man accused of assaulting, robbing 69-year-old man in the Bronx

A man is accused of robbing a 69-year-old man in the Bronx. The incident happened Feb 9. on Morris Avenue and East Fordham Road. Police

A man is accused of robbing a 69-year-old man in the Bronx.

A man is accused of robbing a 69-year-old man in the Bronx. (2/10/16)

THE BRONX - A man is accused of robbing a 69-year-old man in the Bronx.

The incident happened Feb 9. on Morris Avenue and  East Fordham Road.

Police say the suspect followed the man into his home, pushed him to the ground and forcibly removed $700 from the man's pocket. 

Police describe the man as being 40 years old, 5'9" tall and weighing 170 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a blue "Yankees" ski cap, eye glasses, a black three-quarter length hooded jacket, a black-hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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