Police release video of man who held 84-year-old woman hostage inside apartment

Police have released surveillance video of a man they say held an 84-year-old woman hostage with a knife inside her Bronx home.



It happened on East 209th Street and Hull Avenue on Monday around 10:15 a.m. 



Police say the woman was walking home from church when the man pushed her inside her apartment.



Police say once inside, the man pulled out a knife and choked her. 



Police say the man stayed inside the apartment for over two hours. 



The woman made her escape after offering to make the intruder a sandwich. 



She suffered injuries to her neck and hip, but refused medical treatment, according to police.



Police say the suspect stole $300 and a bottle of brandy.


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