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Two Sought in Robbery of Elderly Man at Lorimer Station

BROOKLYN (AP) — The NYPD is asking the public’s help in locating two men who robbed an 81-year-old man before pushing him onto the subway tracks.

The incident occurred Friday at the Lorimer Street subway station in Brooklyn.

Police say one of the suspects stole the man’s iPhone and when the victim gave chase the other suspect pushed the man, causing him to fall on the tracks.

WABC-TV reports the victim was taken to a hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

February 22, 2012 - 11:26am


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