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Woman pulls 81-year-old to ground by her hair at Upper West Side movie theater: police

Posted at 10:04 PM, Apr 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 22:04:02-04

UPPER WEST SIDE — Police are looking for a woman they say pulled an 81-year-old woman to the ground during an argument in line at a Manhattan movie theater.

On Saturday, March 30, at approximately 3:40 p.m., two women waiting in line at the AMC 84th Street 6 theater, located at 2310 Broadway on the Upper West Side, got into a verbal dispute, police said.

A woman, described by police as in her mid-30s with long dark hair, grabbed the 81-year-old victim by the hair and pulled her to the ground, according to authorities.

Police are lookin for a woman who pulled an 81-year-old woman to the ground at a Manhattan movie theater. (NYPD)

The victim was transported to a local hospital for complaints of dizziness, pain, and swelling, police said.

Authorities said the woman who pulled her hair fled the location and was last seen wearing a red shirt, black spandex pants, and red sneakers.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477),, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).