Elderly Man Robbed in Lobby of Gramercy Home
MANHATTAN — A 77-year-old man was robbed in the vestibule of his Gramercy home in broad daylight by a bespectacled thief, police said.
The attack, which was captured on surveillance video, shows the victim pushing a cart in the lobby of his building on Nov. 3 at 5:15 p.m. Police did not disclose the address.
The suspect, wearing a baseball hat and glasses, follows him in, pushes him against the wall and grabs his cash before fleeing, police said.
The victim was not injured.
Cops say the suspect is 5-foot-8 and 180 pounds.
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