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83-Year-Old Woman Violently Robbed in Forest Hills Sunday

Jan. 5, 2021 By Allie Griffin

An 83-year-old woman was violently robbed in Forest Hills on Sunday.

The senior was walking along the sidewalk on Queens Boulevard, near 112th Street, when a man jumped out of a dark-colored SUV and ran up to her. He snatched her purse and threw the elderly woman to the ground, police said.

He then drove off with the purse in the SUV, police said.

The woman’s elbow was broken as a result of the attack and she was rushed to New York Presbyterian Hospital – Queens in stable condition.

The senior’s purse contained $50, her ID, bank cards and iPhone, according to police.

The suspect attempted to use one of the woman’s bank cards at a bodega in the Bronx, but was unsuccessful, police said.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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