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Cops Looking For Pushy Woman Who Knocked Over Elderly Man


NYPD are searching for the woman in the above surveillance video and below photos in connection with a recent assault of an elderly man in Fort Greene.

Just before 1pm on Thursday, May 18, inside Pepitones Pizza & Pasta located at 100 DeKalb Avenue, an unidentified woman pushed an 87-year-old man, causing him to fall over by the shop’s entrance, the police report.

The victim told police that he entered the pizza shop with a lit cigarette. The suspect, who was in the shop with a young boy (he’s the figure obscured in the bottom left corner of the video), confronted the victim about his smoking, according to police.

The victim went outside to extinguish the cigarette and upon re-entering the shop, claims he approached the woman to apologize. At this point, the suspect pushed the man out of her way and exited the eatery, police say.

The victim suffered two cuts to his right shoulder and both knees as well as bruising to his right arm. The victim reported the incident to police after walking to Brooklyn Hospital for treatment.


The suspect is described as a black female, 5’2″ tall, and 210 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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