NYPD Chief Chaplain, Rabbi Alvin Kass, was mugged on the Upper West Side early Tuesday morning while on a walk.
Kass, who is 84 years old, was accosted around 5:45am near West 107th Street and Riverside Drive when the mugger demanded Kass’s money
A brief scuffle ensued with the mugger eventually fleeing empty handed.
The chaplain, the longest-serving member of the NYPD who has served as top chaplain for 54 years, fell and hurt his shoulder during the encounter, suffering minor injuries and refused medical care.
Kass was also mugged in the same area four years ago, while walking on Riverside Drive between West 83rd and West 84th streets.