Grandmother Attacked, Robbed Inside Bronx Building

Published on May 06, 2018, 9:03 am
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Police are searching for the men who attacked and robbed a grandmother in Bronx.

The incident happened on April 29, 2018 in the lobby of a building on Leggett Avenue in the Hunts Point section of Bronx.

Two men followed the 63-year-old into the building before attacking her in the lobby, tackling her to the ground and putting her into a headlock.

Police say one of the perpetrators had a knife and was threatening her.

The two men took off with about $200, police say.

Thankfully the woman only suffered minor injuries.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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