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VIDEO: 81-Year-Old Actress Beaten by Purse Snatcher in Village, NYPD Says

(DNAINFO)  Maya Rajamani | October 23, 2017 — An attacker followed an 81-year-old actress into her apartment and punched her in the face repeatedly before fleeing with her purse, the NYPD said.

The woman, identified as actress Barbara Ann Davidson, was returning to her apartment building near West 13th Street and Seventh Avenue around 6:50 p.m. on Friday and had opened the door to her vestibule when the man attacked, police said.

The black hoodie-clad suspect repeatedly punched Davidson in the head and face — knocking her to the ground — and grabbed her handbag before fleeing the building, the NYPD said.

Source: VIDEO: 81-Year-Old Actress Beaten by Purse Snatcher in Village, NYPD Says – West Village – New York – DNAinfo