Target: Grandmas


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Itís been a tough day for senior citizens in the Big Apple. NY1 is reporting that an 83-year-old woman was [struck by a forklift] at about 9:30am this morning in Lower Manhattan. A forklift? Like we pedestrians donít have enough to worry about with crazy cabbies and cyclists on the loose? Evidently, the forklift was being used by the New York City Housing Authority to move portable garbage containers. The woman is now in stable condition at BellevueHospital.


Meanwhile, police are on the hunt for two men who are [allegedly posing as plumbers and robbing elderly residents] in their homes. Police say the men have struck at least twice, once in the Upper West Side, where they stole $400 from an 81-year-old woman, and once in the EastVillage, where they stole $1,500 from a 92-year old. Lucky for the burglars they [werenít in Tennessee](http://thehighroad.org/archive/index.php/t-152729.html).


Photo courtesy of [worak on Flickr]

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