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09-10-2016, 04:53 AM

Police search for male who beat, robbed 72-year-old in the Bronx: NYPD
Posted 11:34 PM, September 9, 2016


ALLERTON, Bronx ó Police are looking for the person responsible for beating and robbing a 72-year-old man in the Bronx last month.

The 72-year-old man told the NYPD he was walking in the Allerton neighborhood shortly before 3 a.m. on August 9 when a male approached him and demanded money. The male then started to punch and kick the victim causing him to fall to the ground, where the attacker continued to hit the victim, police said.

The male fled the scene with the victimís wallet, authorities said.

The 72-year-old man sustained a broken eye socket and bruises to his elbow and lip, according to police. He was treated at a local hospital.

The incident which took place on Barker Avenue near Allerton Avenue, only a few blocks from the New York Botanical Garden and Bronx Zoo.