Nov. 4, 2016 Staff Report
A man snatched an 84-year-old woman’s bag while she was walking down a Jackson Heights street Wednesday that contained her cell phone, a Metrocard and about $200 in cash, according to police.
The victim was in front of 35-55 80th Street at around 11:45 am, when the alleged perpetrator approached her from behind, grabbed her bag and fled southbound on 80th Street, police said.
The individual is described as a male Hispanic, 18 to 25 years old, 5’6″, 150lbs; last seen wearing a dark colored jacket, camouflage pants and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)