Police arrest man responsible for robbing 90-year old outside Stop & Shop
By Christian Murray
The police have arrested a suspect who allegedly robbed a 90-year-old man in front of Stop & Shop at 44-51 48th Street.
Wade Hairston, 28, has been charged with robbery, criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment and harassment following the July 22 incident.
Hairston allegedly walked up behind the victim at 10:45 am while he was walking to his car and grabbed the victim by his neck and demanded his wallet.
The suspect then demanded the victim’s PIN number and that he drive to two locations where the victim was forced to remove money from an ATM machine, according to the NYPD.
The victim was not injured.