Elderly Woman Attacked and Robbed in Crown Heights


The search is on for a man who attacked and robbed a 69-year-old African-American woman in Crown Heights on Friday night.

Police have released surveillance video of the man they want to find.

He’s accused of following the woman into a building on Saint John’s Place.

Police say he followed her into the elevator before pushing her to the ground, kicking and punching her, and taking off with her jewelry.

The suspect removed her rings, chains and pendants and fled the scene.

He is described as a black male, 5’9″ tall weighing 185 pounds wearing blue jeans and a grey sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.


  • 3. Surprized? wrote:

    Let’s see, shes 69 years old….
    He weighs apox 185 pounds…
    He beat this poor old woman?
    This is New York.

  • 6. Yossi A wrote:

    To # 5
    It can’t be Obama’s son he’s not wearing a hoodie.
    However it could have been Obama’s mamma…

    • 7. Chaim wrote:

      It would only be Obamas mama is the attacker was white or that newly invented race “white Hispanic”.

  • 8. profiling! wrote:

    How dare you write that he’s a black male! Could have been white or chinese or hispanic with makeup! Get Sharpton on the case, fast!!!
    We need more cops on the beat, and none in the “command center” by 770!

  • 10. Rachel wrote:

    there are not enough cops out here, because all the cops are busy writing tickets, It is time to find someplace else to live


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