Composite shows a coffee cart on a New York City sidewalk. Inset are photos of a boxcutter and a NYPD SUV.
When a man armed with a boxcutter demanded his cash, a 72-year-old Upper East Side coffee vendor turned the tables and fought the robber off | Upper East Site, Envato Elements

EXCLUSIVE: Elderly UES Coffee Cart Vendor Fights Off Knifepoint Robbery

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An elderly Upper East Side coffee cart operator fought off a would-be thief during a violent knifepoint robbery before dawn in Lenox Hill this week, Upper East Site has learned.  “I fight back, not sure if that’s a good idea or a bad idea
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