Suspected robber snatches 88-year-old woman’s bag in NYC

A heartless turkey robbed an 88-year-old lady of her purse on Thanksgiving Day and then ran off as senior citizen crumbled into the floor, breaking her neck, police said.

The NYPD has become regarding the look for the purse snatcher, whom struck at 1 p.m. Thursday behind the 33-story East River Tower at 1725 York Ave. regarding the Upper East Side.

The suspect, believed to be between 20 and 30 years old, fled by walking, westbound on East 89th Street.

EMS took the injured octogenarian towards medical center, in which she was at steady problem with a broken left neck. The victim had $115 in the bag, police said.

Police on Saturday circulated photographs and movie of this suspect, extracted from nearby the incident.

A person with info is expected to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

All telephone calls tend to be purely private.

The robbery suspect
The suspected purse snatcher.DCPI

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