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82-Year-Old Man Assaulted and Robbed in Ridgewood Friday: NYPD

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Dec. 16, 2019 By Kristen Torres

Police are looking for two suspects who threw an 82-year-old man to the ground in Ridgewood Friday and then took the victim’s wallet.

Police said the individuals approached the senior at around 5:30 a.m. as he was walking down George Street toward Wycoff Avenue.

One of the individuals then threw the victim to the ground. Both suspects then searched his pockets before taking the elderly man’s wallet with $20 in cash.

EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a nearby hospital. He suffered lacerations and bruising, according to police.

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).

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