Police Arrest Suspect In Robbery Of Elderly Woman In Bronx Elevator

Published on March 07, 2017, 8:21 am
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Police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of an elderly woman in a Bronx elevator.

Homer Griffin, 50, of Bronx, was charged with robbery and menacing.

According to the NYPD, on Friday afternoon an 81-year-old woman entered the elevator of a residential building at Grand Concourse and Marcy Place.

She was followed by the suspect, who pretended to help her out of the elevator, then physically threatened her with an unknown object and forcibly removed $200 from her pocketbook before fleeing the scene, police said.

There were no reported injuries.

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