New Rochelle detectives are investigating the mugging of a city woman on Lafayette Avenue, police said today.
The 44-year-old woman told police that she was near Lafayette Avenue and Fourth Street at 8:34 a.m. Friday when a man approached her from behind and put an unknown object to her back and demanded money.
The man took $120 and her benefits card then ran away.
The woman was not injured.
The description of the mugger was sketchy.