Woman slashed and robbed on 88th Street

A 59-year-old woman was stabbed and robbed on Third Avenue and 88th Street Nov. 16.

Cops said a man walked up behind her at 8:20 p.m. and grabbed her backpack, which contained $2,400, credit cards and a cellphone. The two struggled and the man slashed the woman’s hands and ran down 88th Street toward Ridge Boulevard.

The victim was treated at NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn and released. 

The suspect is a dark-skinned man in his 20s, around 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a blue face mask, black hoodie jacket and black fitted pants with the letters “RKF.”

Anyone with information can call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 (or 1-888-577-4782 for Spanish). Tips can also be submitted at nypdcrimestoppers.com or on Twitter at @NYPDTips.

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