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Police: 70-Year-Old Woman Robbed At Knifepoint In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are searching for a man they say robbed a 70-year-old woman at knifepoint earlier this month in the Bronx.

It happened around 1:15 p.m. Dec. 8 on Phelan Place near West Tremont Avenue in Morris Heights.

Police said the suspect approached the woman, pulled out a knife and stole $20 before taking off.

The victim was not hurt.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.


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