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72-year-old grandma punched, knocked out on her way home in Brooklyn

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) – A Jewish grandmother in Brooklyn may be the latest victim of the “knockout game.”

The 72-year-old was punched in the back of the head while walking home on Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York. Police say the suspect ran off without robbing her.

Police say she was knocked out and treated at Brookdale Hospital and released.

The attacker is believed to be in his late teens or early twenties and is still on the loose.

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit is investigating the incident.

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