82-Year-Old Woman Shoved to Ground in Unprovoked Attack

The NYPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating a suspect wanted for assaulting an elderly woman on the Upper East Side last month.

It took place on Saturday, August 6 at about 2:30 p.m. in front of 1246 Lexington Avenue at 84th Street.

Police say an unidentified individual shoved an 82-year-old female to the ground in an unprovoked attack before fleeing the location. The victim refused medical attention.

The suspect is described as a “female, approximately 25 to 30 years of age, 5’6″, slender build, and black braided hair.”

The NYPD released the following (very hard to make out) surveillance photo of the suspect.

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Anyone with information about 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website or by sending a direct message to @NYPDTips on Twitter. A reward of up to $3,500 is being offered for tips which lead to the man’s arrest, and all calls are strictly confidential.

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