NYPD: 70-year-old mugged after kidney dialysis

A 70-year-old woman was mugged and assaulted after leaving her kidney dialysis treatment on West 233rd Street early Saturday morning, police say. Jean Richards left the Davita Riverdale Dialysis Center

News 12 Staff

Dec 21, 2016, 3:52 AM

Updated 2,770 days ago

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A 70-year-old woman was mugged and assaulted after leaving her kidney dialysis treatment on West 233rd Street early Saturday morning, police say.
Jean Richards left the Davita Riverdale Dialysis Center around 4:50 a.m. Police say a young woman grabbed Richards's purse, hit her in the face and fled with the bag.
The assailant allegedly also threatened to stab Richards with a knife, police say.
They say the suspect is around 18 years old.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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