According to detectives, after walking from the Cedarhurst Train Station and at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Leroy Avenue, the victim, a 60 year old female, was approached by 4 female subjects who began striking her about the head with their fists. They then took her pocketbook and fled the scene.
The victim, who sustained head pain, refused medical aid at the scene. She described the subjects as follows:
Female black, 6’ tall with a thin build and medium length straight hair. She was wearing a blue coat, workout type pants and a black Halloween mask with white eyes.
Female black, 5’5” tall with a heavy build. She was wearing a black jacket with a hoodie.
Female black, 5’5” tall with a heavy build. She was wearing a hoodie.
Female, unknown race, wearing light colored blue jeans.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.