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Woman knocked unconscious and robbed on Forest Hills street yesterday, police say

70-47 Harrow Street

March 1, 2017 Staff Report

A woman was hospitalized after being attacked and robbed while walking home from work in Forest Hills yesterday evening.

According to police, the 53-year-old victim was walking in front of 70-47 Harrow Street at 5:45 pm when a man exited his dark blue sedan and attacked her from behind.

He struck her in the head with a hard object three times, knocking her unconscious.

When the victim regained consciousness her handbag was missing, which held about $50 in cash, several credit cards, her house keys and passport.

The victim was taken to North Shore LIJ Forest Hills Hospital with injuries to the back of her head.

The suspect, described as a black man with a beard, fled in an unknown direction in the dark blue car.

The police have not made any arrests and anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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