Elderly man assaulted by stranger in Bronx altercation: authorities

November 15, 2023 By admin Off

The article discusses a 75-year-old man who was attacked and injured by a stranger in the Bronx. The incident occurred on May 8th at 6:30 a.m. on Freeman St. near Southern Blvd. The suspect approached the senior and began arguing with him before kicking, slashing, and stabbing him. The assailant then fled the scene and ran to the Freeman St. station. The victim was transported to Lincoln Hospital for treatment and has since been released. The suspect is described as a man in his mid-20s to early-30s, approximately six feet tall with a thin build, and was last seen wearing a black jogging jacket with white stripes, grey pants, and white sneakers. Police have released surveillance images of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him. Anyone with information is urged to contact NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.