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VIDEO: 85-year-old man grabbed from behind, robbed in East Harlem

Police released surveillance video of an elderly man who was grabbed from behind and robbed Wednesday night.

News 12 Staff

Sep 22, 2022, 4:19 PM

Updated 638 days ago

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Police released surveillance video of an elderly man who was grabbed from behind and robbed Wednesday night in East Harlem.
The video shows the 85-year-old man walking when another man in a red and white shirt approaches him from behind and forces him to the ground.
Officers say the incident took place near Lexington Avenue and East 120th Street around 10:15 p.m. on Aug. 1.
The suspect took the victim's wallet, and the 85-year-old suffered some bruising around his body.


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