A 74-year-old woman was punched in the face after confronting three teens who police say stole her purse following yet another week of violence in the city.
Disturbing security footage shows as one of the suspects – all thought to be aged between 14 and 18-year-old – knocks the victim to the floor in Manhattan last Thursday evening at 7pm.
New York City has seen a troubling spike in crime and violence this year, and new data shows there were 242 shootings recorded last month. In August 2019 there were just 91 shootings recorded. (The Daily Mail)