MOTT HAVEN — Police arrested a Bronx man who they are saying was seen on video brutally assaulting a passerby with a big rock.
Officers mentioned they launched the investigation again in June.
In accordance with the NYPD, again on June 9, simply earlier than 5 a.m., the sufferer was strolling on Brook Avenue, close to East 147th Road within the Mott Haven part, when an unidentified man approached him from behind.
He struck the sufferer, 28, at the back of the top with a cobblestone, knocking him to the bottom.
Video launched by police confirmed the assailant then stomp on the person’s head and higher again. He then picked up one other rock, chased him with it and struck him once more, authorities mentioned. A lady strolling by found the sufferer a short while later and known as 911.
Police recognized the alleged attacker Thursday as Reginald Starks, 22. He faces expenses of tried homicide, theft, assault, grand larceny and legal possession of a weapon.
The sufferer suffered extreme head trauma and was taken to an space hospital in crucial situation. Officers didn’t present an replace on the sufferer’s situation Thursday.