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Suspect accused of robbing blind 81-year-old man in Queens arrested

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Police say Fullwood (right) and an accomplice robbed the 81-year-old after he withdrew money from the ATM.

Police say Fullwood (right) and an accomplice robbed the 81-year-old after he withdrew money from the ATM.

SUNNYSIDE, Queens (PIX11) — One of two men accused of violently mugging a legally blind 81-year-old man in Queens in October has been arrested.

Thomas Fullwood, 29, has been charged with robbery.

Police say the Bronx man and an accomplice punched and robbed William Eichhorn inside a Chase Bank ATM vestibule on Queens Boulevard October 26.

The thieves made off with $100 and Eichhorn’s debit card.

“It takes two cowardly individuals to hit a frail 81-year-old man,” said Mary Ann Gasparro, Eichhorn’s daughter.

The second suspect, seen in the above photo, is still at large.

The second suspect is still at large.

The second suspect is still at large.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

 

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