Woman Gets Black Eye From Thief Who Tried to Take Her Purse, Police Say
QUEENS — A woman was on her way to work Sunday morning when a man punched her and unsuccessfully tried to grab her purse, police said.
The 47-year-old woman, whose identity was not released, was near 44th Drive and 11th Street when a man punched her in the face and tried to take her bag, the NYPD said.
He fled empty-handed, police said.
The woman received a black eye as a result, an NYPD spokesman said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).