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Suspect Assaults, Robs 69-Year-Old Man in Bronx Elevator

Police released surveillance video of the assault

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    Police released surveillance video of a suspect assaulting a 69-year-old man in a Bronx elevator Wednesday evening. (Published Thursday, Oct 4, 2012)

    Police are looking for the suspect who followed a 69-year-old man into the elevator of a Bronx building and punched and kicked him before stealing the chain around his neck and running off.

    Authorities say the elevator assault happened at about 7 p.m. Wednesday.

    The suspect is described as a being about 5 feet 4 inches tall and in his 20s with a thin build and short black hair.

    Police released surveillance video of the assault.

    Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Texts can also be submitted online.
     

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