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

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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 or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at
Updated 11:29 am, June 11, 2019
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joanne from sheepshead bay says:
This is where I grew up. And it was a safe place. The projects were built for returning war veterans. Over time it housed lower/middle class families who worked to their pay rent. In the 90's the city began taking in Welfare/Sec.8 and the CRIME began: gangs, drugs and shootings. Still going on. The Russians and other groups came in to make their mark and opened food stores. This awful, disgusting attack is reminiscent of those BAD days.
June 11, 2019, 12:49 pm
Local from Here says:
Probably one of my homies. We all trash yo.
June 11, 2019, 3:40 pm
Izzy says:
So glad they mentioned his sock color because I saw someone who looked exactly like him but he was wearing red socks, oh well, I’ll keep looking for the black socks and white sneakers.
June 11, 2019, 5:39 pm
Izzy says:
I won't be able to reach climax unless this blog prints the perp's race.
June 11, 2019, 6:20 pm

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