NYPD: Woman robs elderly man while ‘helping’ him

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

THE BRONX (PIX11) — Police are searching for a woman who robbed a 91-year-old man in the Bronx Friday at about 9:30 a.m.

After engaging him in conversation, the suspect walked the senior citizen, who uses a cane , to a deli at 1030 East Tremont Ave. Once inside, she removed a $100 bill from the victim’s pocket and fled the location, according to the NYPD.

The suspect is described as a 35 to 45-year old Hispanic female, 5-foot-4, and was last seen wearing a black sweater, black skirt and red sneakers.

Grand Lacerny bronx

The suspect was caught on camera robbing an elderly man while ‘helping’ him walk.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. Information can also be submitted by logging on to the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.