72-year-old woman beaten, robbed on Upper West Side

On Thursday on the upper west side, a man robbed a 72-year-old woman.  The woman was going through northbound on Broadway when a man grabbed her purse.

When the women resisted, the robber punched her badly several times on her face and grab the purse. The purse contained $250, an iPhone and Credit/bank cards.

The women suffered severe cuts to her mouth and lips. She even suffered bruising to her face. She transported to St. Luke’s hospital, where she got the treatment.

The robber managed to flee eastbound on West 107th Street towards Amsterdam Avenue.

The police is searching the for the robber. The suspect is in his 20s, 5’3″ and 140 lbs. He was wearing a black bubble jacket over a grey hooded sweatshirt and dark pants and sneakers.