Woman, 73, dragged down stairs during robbery in Bayonne

The BPD is investigating the incident

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A woman was dragged down the stairs and down the block during a robbery in Bayonne on Oct. 15, according to police.

A female victim, 73, was checking the mailbox on the porch of her residence near 52nd Street and Avenue B. An unknown male approached her from behind and demanded her purse.

After the victim refused to surrender herĀ purse, the actor attempted to forcibly remove the purse from her possession.

He dragged the victim down the frontĀ steps in the process. The actor then continued to drag her a short distance across the sidewalk.

The man took possession of the purse and fled the scene.

The victim suffered injuries to her knee, wrist, and upper arm andĀ received treatment for her injuries at the Bayonne Medical Center.

The incident remains under investigation.

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