73-year-old woman mugged in Gramercy Park: cops

A 73-year-old woman was mugged in Gramercy Park, police said Sunday.

The woman was walking near E. 19 Street and First Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Saturday when an unknown man came up to her from behind and grabbed her purse, police said.

The mugger then punched her in the face, pushed her to the ground and took off, according to cops.

The woman was taken to Beth Israel Hospital with minor injuries, cops said.

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