NEW YORK - Police in New York have arrested a man in connection with a vicious unprovoked attack on an elderly woman in Brooklyn.
The NYPD says happened on New York Ave. in Prospect Lefferts Gardens on Thursday, September 19.
The 71-year-old victim was walking down the sidewalk at about 5:25 p.m. when the unidentified man walked up to her and punched her in the face.
The woman fell to the ground and suffered a broken jaw and cuts to the mouth which required stitches. EMS took her to Kings County hospital in serious but stable condition.
Police announced the arrest on Tuesday afternoon.