Two men were caught on surveillance video brutally beating and robbing a man on an elevator in a public housing complex in the Bronx.
The 42-year-old man was in an elevator in the Morrisania Houses at about 8 p.m. on June 22 when the two men attacked him, police said.
Surveillance video shows the men confront the victim inside the elevator, then pull him to the ground as he tries to walk out. The victims lies half inside the elevator as the men pummel him and rummage through his pockets. At one point, one of the suspects stomps on the victim’s head several times.
The men got away with $70 in cash and a cell phone, police said. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated for swelling to his face and jaw, and an eye injury.
Police say one of the suspects walks with a cane. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.