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96-year-old robbed, pushed to ground: Cops

ASTORIA — Police have been looking for a man who they say robbed and assaulted a senior citizen last week.

The unidentified man allegedly grabbed the 96-year-old man from behind, took his money and shoved him to the ground around 3:30 p.m. last Thursday, according to investigators.

The victim was uninjured but the suspect got away, police said.

The suspect is described as black, between 40 and 50 years old and approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall and was seen wearing a black parka jacket, black knitted ski cap, black gloves and black pants, police said.

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