Man punches, robs elderly woman in Norwood, Bronx

NORWOOD, The Bronx (WABC) -- Police are on the hunt for a man who attacked an elderly woman inside of a bank in the Bronx Friday.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. at the Bank of America on the 200 block of East 204 Street in the Norwood section.

The 88-year-old victim was making an ATM transaction when the suspect shoved her and punched her in the arm. He removed $2,500 from the woman's hand and fled, police said.

The victim was not seriously injured.

The individual is described as a black male who was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information in regards to the above incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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