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Alert Center: Suspect forcibly grabs purse from elderly woman, pushes her to the ground

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect linked to a robbery in the Bronx.

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2022, 9:27 AM

Updated 806 days ago

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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect linked to a robbery in the Bronx.
Police reported shortly after a 76-year-old woman withdrew money from an ATM inside of a bank at 1 East Fordham Road, an unknown individual grabbed the victim's purse and threw her to the ground. The incident took place Saturday, April 2 at around 1:40 p.m.
The suspect then fled northbound on Jerome Avenue with the victim's purse.
The victim was transported to Saint Barnabas Medical Center with a laceration to her head, but in stable condition.


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