Suspect seen kicking 81-year-old man on video sought by police

Kimberly Dole
November 08, 2019 - 8:43 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD released a video on Thursday of a man captured on video kicking an 81-year-old man.

According to police the incident occurred just before 9:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Officials say the victim was standing in front of 2301 Jerome Avenue reading a newspaper when the suspect approached him from behind and kicked him in the back, causing him to fall. 

The victim suffered injuries to shoulder and wrist and EMS transported him to BronxCare Health System. 

Police say the suspect fled north on North Avenue.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.

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