Benjamin Berkowitz

Police Hunt Man Who Allegedly Punched 75-Year-Old in Face in Queens

Police are seeking another man seen on a nearby security camera moments prior

A 75-year-old man was punched in the face while waiting for a bus in Queens, and police want to question another man seen on a security camera moments prior.

The victim was waiting for the Q48 bus on Roosevelt Avenue early the morning of April 17, the NYPD said, when the unidentified man walked up to him and punched him before fleeing westbound on Roosevelt.

The victim was taken to the hospital with two broken teeth. 

The surveillance photos were taken near the intersection of Roosevelt and Main Street just prior to the attack. The man police want to question appears to be wearing black from head to toe, except for white soles on his sneakers. 

Police asked anyone with informatiom to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). 

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