Feb. 4, By Christian Murray
The police are searching for a man who followed a 65-year-old woman into her Sunnyside apartment, threw her on the ground and punched her in the head—before fleeing without taking any property.
The police said that the incident occurred on Thursday, January 30, at about 6:00 pm in the vicinity of 50th Street and 43rd Avenue.
The suspected allegedly approached the woman as she was entering her apartment and once inside, he threw her to the ground punching her in her head. The victim sustained bruising and swelling to her lip. The suspect fled on foot without taking any property.
The police described the suspect as a white male, about 170-190lbs and between 50 and 60 years of age. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, dark clothing, and white sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).