Elderly Woman Robbed by Gentleman Thief at Union Square ATM
By Tom Liddy
DNAinfo News Editor
The tattooed thief held the door for the 73-year-old victim at the Apple Bank at 4 Irving Pl., near East 14th Street on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. and watched her make a withdrawal.
He then grabbed her from behind, snatched her money - $200 - and fled, according to police.
The victim was not injured.
Police say the suspect was last seen wearing a camouflage hat, white tank top and jeans. He used a yellow rope as a belt.
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