FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man who knocked down an elderly woman and tried to rob her, the NYPD said.
Authorities said the subject is an Asian man about 5-foot-11 to 6-foot-2 with pocked skin. On Jan. 7 at 4:40 p.m. near Kissena Boulevard and Beech Avenue, he pushed a 76-year-old woman to the ground and tried to take something from her, police said. The woman received minor injuries in the attack, police said.
When that did not work, the suspect tried to steal from a 53-year-old woman, but this was also not successful and he ran away, police said.
When last seen, the perpetrator wore a tan bubble jacket, tan pants and dark sneakers, police said.
©2013 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.