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Bicyclist Robs 92-Year-Old Woman on Astoria Street, NYPD Releases Video of Suspect

March 4, 2018 By Christian Murray

The police have released footage of a bicyclist who allegedly robbed a 92-year-old woman while she was walking down 46th Street in Astoria Saturday night.

The bicyclist allegedly rode up behind the elderly woman at around 7:30 pm, March 3, on 46th Street and ripped her handbag from her shoulder.

The elderly woman fell to the ground during the incident and suffered a laceration to her nose and pain to her left shoulder.

She was taken to Mount Sinai in stable condition.

The police did not reveal where on 46th Street the incident occurred.

Anyone with information in regards 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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26 Comments

Barbara

Anyone here who knows this piece of shit and doesn’t tell the police should be charged to its disgusting that your afraid of your family’s safety come one grow some balls back in the day we handle shit ourselves our old people are our responsibilty so you should be ashamed of yourself for not doing nothing but write names and stupid comment here

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Daniela

Disgusting piece of cowardly s..t….He wouldn’t have the courage to rob someone his own age.

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Sany

Even when you report things to the police nothing really happening, the law here is sacks, the judge let them go and then your are in danger because you report it. The best thing here is to carry guns and protect yourself, if the judges do their job it wouldn’t be so much crime but they don’t do nothing. I lived in a country called Germany where for a small thing you’ve get arrested and big punishment that why there was not so much crime and here, BS with the law and everything else.

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Anonymous

For everybody’s information: The IS10 school in Astoria has a handball court and basketball court that kids ages 17-25 hang out. These kids are all drug addicts and dealers, they rob everybody and they also hang out at the deli by the supermarket around the corner from the school. Some go by the names of Yehya, Eddie, Chris Fehn, and Jessie. I have encountered them before until I was unfortunately I was a victim of these scumbags. This kid in the video is associated with them and I was present when he tried to sell this bike to Eddie. Please clean these people out of the area, they come from 49st by the dirty Bryant projects.

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ron

If you know the suspect or have information 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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Anonymous

did you report all of this information that you typed on here to the 114 Pct. ?

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Anonymous

Neither would you sir, as you too would be concerned for your family’s safety as well as your own.

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Anonymous

you don’t have to put your real name on anything it could be anonymous — so whatever you typed on here take it to 114 Pct. — alot of people do it — give the cops more information so they can get these people instead of hiding behind this post –

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Jared

This obviously would not have happened if there was a bike lane on 46th street. Get on it Constantinides!

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Anonymous

enough with the bike lanes – whether you had a bike lane or not something like this would have happened which is not right — why at 92 years old wasn’t someone with this
elderly woman does she not have any family that would have walked with her? I know I use to go everywhere with my grandparent’s –

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yourneighbor

It is called independence and one of the reasons elderly people like living in Astoria – walk to the food stores, drug stores and shopping in general – get to see your neighbors and interact with the community a bit.
A 93 year old neighbor of mine recently passed away – took walks around the neighborhood every morning and did a bit of shopping along the way. When he suddenly passed away, the whole neighborhood was shocked. His interactions with the community was part of what kept him sharp and kept him going to that age.

I’m sure that your grandparents loved having you around but they probably also loved not having you around (please read this in the nice way that it was intended).

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maria

I am so worried about my elderly parents who live in Astoria with everything I see happening almost every other week on the news.

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Both rider and driver

Another reason why bicycles should have license plates! Poor woman. I wish her well.

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Anonymous

Probably around 46th and Ditmars, I had a bike stolen from here along with the fence it was locked to, the wine store right there was robbed at gunpoint, beautiful neighborhood clearly being targeted

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Anonymous

where on 46th Street did this happen and between what avenue people need to know – thank you

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tt

According to the Daily News, “The alleged robber rode up behind the 92-year-old victim as she walked on 46th St. near 30th Avenue in Astoria about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday…”. Just google it. It was all over the tv news and newspapers.

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