Elderly woman hit in head, robbed in Co-op City

Police say an elderly woman was hit over the head and robbed in Co-op City yesterday.

Police say the 88-year-old was hit at around 4 p.m. The robber took her purse and stole cash, according to police. Neighbors say she was hit with a pipe and that another woman was also similarly robbed earlier this month.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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