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 Street 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 mentioned.
After the suspects fled, the sufferer tried to rise up, the video confirmed.
But 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.
Another man kicked him once more earlier than the suspects took off with the sufferer’s cellphone, in keeping with cops and the video.
The crooks — who knocked out the sufferer’s tooth in the course of the assault — then fled east on East 151st Street, cops mentioned.
The sufferer additionally suffered quite a few head and facial accidents, and was taken to Lincoln Medical Center, the place he was listed in steady situation.
All of the suspects — believed to be of their teenagers or early 20s — had been nonetheless within the wind Wednesday morning, cops mentioned.