Forest Hills bandit shoves a senior woman to the ground to steal her belongings

Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Cops have released images of the person wanted for pushing a 69-year-old woman to the ground in Forest Hills earlier this week in order to grab her purse full of valuables.

The robbery took place at 6:20 p.m. on April 5 along 67th Road between Yellowstone Boulevard and 108th Street.

Law enforcement sources said the crook — described as a white-Hispanic of an unknown gender believed to be 25 years old and standing 5 foot 5 inches tall — approached the woman and pushed her to the ground.

The suspect then grabbed the woman’s purse — which contained an iPhone 6, black dancing shoes, credit cards, keys and identification — and fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

Officers from the 112th Precinct responded to the incident. The woman suffered pain in her right arm and ribs, but declined medical attention.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or the thief’s whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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