Police release video of man who held 84-year-old woman hostage inside apartment

Police have released surveillance video of a man they say held an 84-year-old woman hostage with a knife inside her Bronx home. It happened on

Police have released surveillance video of a man they say held an 84-year-old woman hostage with a knife inside her Bronx home.

Police have released surveillance video of a man they say held an 84-year-old woman hostage with a knife inside her Bronx home. (4/22/16)

THE BRONX - Police have released surveillance video of a man they say held an 84-year-old woman hostage with a knife inside her Bronx home.

It happened on East 209th Street and Hull Avenue on Monday around 10:15 a.m. 

Police say the woman was walking home from church when the man pushed her inside her apartment.

Police say once inside, the man pulled out a knife and choked her. 

Police say the man stayed inside the apartment for over two hours. 

The woman made her escape after offering to make the intruder a sandwich. 

She suffered injuries to her neck and hip, but refused medical treatment, according to police.

Police say the suspect stole $300 and a bottle of brandy.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An oil truck struck and killed a woman 1 Police: Pedestrian struck, killed on Bruckner Blvd.
VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract 2 VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract
VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT 3 VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT
Fire officials say the fire broke out on 4 Homeowner reportedly hospitalized after Putnam Valley house fire
VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station 5 VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Police say the victim was on her way Man with knife holds woman hostage, steals $200

A knife-wielding intruder held an 84-year-old Bronx woman in her apartment for two and a

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE