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NYPD: Man snatches 84-year-old woman’s bag on 80th Street, contains cellphone and cash

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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)

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The government should spend some of its budget to upgrade those cámaras…so we can get a better image of the criminals out there! Hope he gets fought soon and bring it to justice …


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