Grocery Checkout Fight Injures Elderly Woman

The Cypress Hills Key Food where the fight took place, on Crescent Street near Fulton (Screenshot via Google Maps)

CYPRESS HILLS – When a fight broke out in line at the Key Foods in Cypress Hills last month, two men injured an elderly bystander as they tussled. Now, police are looking for them.

Around 5:20 pm on Tuesday, November 21, inside the Key Foods at 208 Crescent Street near Fulton, two men began fighting while waiting in line near the cash registers, said police. When their altercation knocked a 91-year old woman the ground, the men fled on foot.

The injured woman was transferred to King’s County Hospital, where she was treated for minor injuries, said police.

Surveillance of the suspects, who are wanted for assault, can be seen below:

Police described both of the suspects as Hispanic men 25-30 years old. The first was about 6′ tall and was last seen wearing green and black puffy jacket, black pants and white sneakers. The second, around 5’8″, was wearing a winter cap, gray back pack and all black clothing.

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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

share this story

Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *