Man attacks elderly woman, steals her bible
NEW YORK - Police in New York were trying to find a man who attacked a woman and stole her purse and bible.
The NYPD says it happened on Sunday around noon in front of 2112 36th Ave in Long Island City, Queens. A 77-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk when the unidentified man approached her.
He hit her in the face and pulled her into a parking pay station, while forcibly removing her purse and a bible.
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He then ran away eastbound on 35th Ave.
The woman suffered cuts on her hands and EMS helped her out but she refused any other medical attention.
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The NYPD released a video of the attack in hopes that someone would recognize him.