Senior assaulted and robbed in Soundview

A senior citizen was assaulted and robbed in Soundview on Sept. 16, 2021.
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A senior citizen was viciously attacked and robbed in Soundview. police said.

According to the NYPD, on Sept. 16, at 1:20 a.m., a 68-year-old male was tripped and punched several times and then had his wallet stolen in front of 1484 Westchester Ave.

The victim suffered pain and bruises to his face and was treated at the scene by EMS. The wallet contained his ID and $70. The assailant fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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