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Caught on camera: Pair wanted for ambush attack, robbery of elderly woman in Mott Haven

A pair is wanted for robbing an elderly woman in Mott Haven.

News 12 Staff

Jul 23, 2020, 9:58 AM

Updated 1,426 days ago

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A pair is wanted for robbing an elderly woman in Mott Haven.
Surveillance video taken from inside a bodega captures one of the men police are looking to question.
News 12 is told this happened on Tuesday around 1 p.m.
The 72-year-old victim tells authorities she was walking home from the store when two men ambushed her near Brook Avenue and 147th Street.
News 12 is told that’s when the pair snatched her purse causing her to fall. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
News 12 is told the pair managed to get away with the victim’s money, cellphone and IDs. The elderly woman is said to be in stable condition and is recovering.


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