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Elderly woman attacked by man with tire iron: NYPD – QNS.com

Elderly woman attacked by man with tire iron: NYPD

By Madina Toure

BEECHHURST — Police were looking for a man who allegedly hit a 77-year-old woman with a tire in the driveway of her Beechhurst home.

At about 10:20 a.m. April 15, the victim parked the vehicle in the driveway in the area of Cryders Lane and 157th Street and the suspect then approached her, knocking on her window asking if she say his lost pet, according to a police spokesman.

He snatched her wallet from her hands and struck her in the face with a tire iron and she was taken to an area hospital for stitches, the spokesman said.

The suspect took $100 and her wallet and fled the scene, the official said.

No arrests have been made and the investigation was ongoing, the spokesman said.

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