Man arrested in Hempstead after alleged stabbing of elderly woman

Police in Hempstead have arrested a man accused of stabbing an elderly woman.

It happened around 6 p.m. on Monday on Greenwich Street.

Detectives say 32-year-old Teron Ringgold was involved in a verbal argument with an 88-year-old woman before stabbing her multiple times with a knife.


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The unprovoked attack happened at the Hunter College Station near Lexington Avenue and 68th St.

The victim was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical, but stable condition.

No injuries have been reported.

Ringgold has been charged with attempted murder, assault, and resisting arrest. 

He will be arraigned on Tuesday at the First District Court in Hempstead.