SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — The NYPD has asked for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in the June 24 attempted robbery of a 94-year-old woman in South Richmond Hill.
The suspect was described as a 5-foot-6-inch Hispanic man between 30 and 35 years old, 160 pounds, with a mark on his left cheek.
He was last seen wearing a brow T-shirt, police said.
The suspect knocked on the door of the victim, a 94-year-old Hispanic woman, on 115th Street at around 10 a.m. when he pushed his way in the home and tried to grab a chain from around her neck, police said.
When the suspect was unsuccessful, he fled on foot, police said.
The victim suffered minor injuries, police said.
Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.
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