Man steals purse from 91-year-old woman in Sheepshead Bay: NYPD

Wanted: Police are searching for this man wanted in connection with the robbery of a 91-year-old woman in Sheepshead Bay.

Police are searching for a crook wanted in connection with the robbery of a senior in Sheepshead Bay on June 5.

The suspect approached a 91-year-old female victim at 5 p.m. at the intersection of Batchelder Street and Avenue Y and snatched her purse containing $80 and credit cards before fleeing toward Avenue Y, according to authorities.

Police described the unidentified male as 25 years old who was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt, black socks and white sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 for English or 1-888-577-4782 for Spanish.

Reach reporter Chandler Kidd at ckidd@schenpsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at twitter.com/ChanAnnKidd.

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