Mugger Snatches Cash from 75-Year-Old in Grand Street Subway Station

Posted on: May 13th, 2021 at 5:03 am by

Photo: NYPD

A 75-year-old man was mugged last weekend inside the Grand Street subway station on the Lower East Side, police said.

According to the police report, the victim was purchasing a fare at the MetroCard machine on the mezzanine at about 1:00pm on Saturday, when he was approached by an unidentified man.

The perp allegedly began pickpocketing the man, who had a wad of cash in his pants. The victim noticed the robbery attempt and tried to stop him. Moments later, cops said, the suspect yanked about $450 in cash from the victim’s pants pocket, tearing it in the process.

The crook – seen in the above surveillance photos – then fled from the scene in an unknown direction.

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