Police are searching for three suspects who robbed an 84-year-old woman near Gramercy Park in Manhattan. The frail 84-year-old, who asked that her name not be released, says she was hit in the back and knocked down as the muggers took her purse: "I was easy prey. I was walking all alone, and looking very vulnerable. I guess someone saw it as easy money," she told the News.

This was the latest in a string of elderly muggings that have occured recently, including a 90-year-old man who was robbed in Harlem, an 81-year-old woman who suffered a broken shoulder during a robbery at the Fulton St. subway station, and a 96-year-old man who swore revenge on his muggers.