Elderly woman robbed in Brooklyn

August 15, 2008 8:36:43 PM PDT
An elderly woman is in the hospital after being attacked and robbed inside an elevator in Brooklyn. The victim was visiting a friend when she was attacked.

She was pushed to the ground and robbed inside the building on Washington Avenue, police said.

Investigators said the woman had just gone to the bank and the thief got away with hundreds of dollars.

Police are hoping the building's surveillance cameras were able to capture the attack.

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