Police: Man accused of attacking, robbing elderly man at cemetery

A Brooklyn man accused of attacking and robbing an elderly man while the victim was visiting a grave at a Passaic County cemetery is also suspected in several similar attacks.

News 12 Staff

Jul 16, 2020, 9:17 PM

Updated 1,365 days ago

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A Brooklyn man accused of attacking and robbing an elderly man while the victim was visiting a grave at a Passaic County cemetery is also suspected in several similar attacks.
Authorities say Todd Allen, 57, faces counts of robbery with bodily injury, burglary and credit card theft that stem from the June 12 attack in Clifton. It’s not known if Allen has retained an attorney.
Clifton police say the 77-year-old victim was attacked at the East Ridgelawn Cemetery. The assailant threatened the man and pushed him to the ground, then entered his vehicle and took his wallet and cellphone before running off.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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