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76-Year-Old Woman Robbed on Woodside Avenue in Broad Daylight: NYPD

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Aug. 31, 2020 By Christian Murray

A 76-year-old woman was robbed on Woodside Avenue in broad daylight in Sunnyside earlier this month.

The woman was walking in the vicinity of Woodside and Barnett Avenues when a man approached her at about 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 19 and asked for directions.

The suspect then grabbed the victim’s necklace and ripped it off her neck. The victim sustained scratches on her neck.

Police released video and a photo of the suspect.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crimestoppers website at

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