The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual who attacked a 75-year-old man on the Upper West Side.
The assault took place on December 20 at 2:50am. The suspect followed the victim into the Capital One Bank at 175 West 72 Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenue. Surveillance video shows him strike the man from behind, at which point the victim fell to the floor. The suspect then kicked him twice in the head before exiting the bank.
The victim was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital where he was treated for a laceration to his eye.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.
A reward of up to $3,500 is being offered. All calls are strictly confidential.