Man steals ring off elderly woman at New York City hospital

March 5, 2014 5:16:26 AM PST
Police have released surveillance pictures of a man accused of robbing an elderly woman inside Beth Israel Hospital.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. on March 2.

Authorities say the man grabbed a gold ring right off the hand of the 86-year-old victim.

The robbery injured the woman's index finger.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.