A crew of muggers attacked and robbed a 67-year-old man within the Bronx – returning for a second spherical because the sufferer struggled to get on his toes, new video reveals.
Video launched early Thursday by the NYPD reveals at the very least 4 suspects chasing the sufferer on the sidewalk at East 151st Avenue and Courtlandt Avenue in Melrose round 2:30 a.m. August 15.
They knock him onto the sidewalk earlier than one suspect throws a punch, the video reveals.
The bandits surrounded the sufferer – who was mendacity on the sidewalk – and snatched his backpack, in addition to $300, cops stated.
After the suspects fled, the sufferer tried to stand up from the bottom, the video stated.
The suspects allegedly knocked the sufferer to the bottom and robbed him at East 151st Avenue and Courtlandt Avenue in Melrose round 2:30 a.m. August 15. NYPD
However the assailants didn’t keep away for lengthy.
One attacker ran again as much as the sufferer a number of seconds later and kicked him earlier than the remainder of the crew adopted.
One other man kicked him once more earlier than the suspects took off with the sufferer’s cellphone, in accordance with cops and the video.
The suspects knocked out the sufferer’s tooth in the course of the mugging, cops stated.NYPD
The crooks – who knocked out the sufferer’s tooth in the course of the assault – then fled east on East 151st Avenue, cops stated.
The sufferer additionally suffered quite a few head and face accidents, and was taken to Lincoln Medical Middle, the place he was listed in secure situation.
The suspects made off with the sufferer’s backpack, cellphone and $300, cops stated. NYPD
The entire suspects – believed to be of their teenagers or early 20s – have been nonetheless within the wind Wednesday morning, cops stated.