LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Cops launched a seek for an individual who attacked an 82-year-old man and took his cane at a Manhattan bodega Wednesday morning.
It occurred inside a bodega within the neighborhood of East Broadway and Clinton Road within the Decrease East Aspect round 6:20 a.m., police mentioned.
The sufferer was shopping for a cup of espresso when a person approached him and demanded cash, police mentioned.
When he refused, the suspect raised his fist on the 82-year-old and threatened to punch him and steal his cane if he didn’t give cash, in accordance with police.
When the sufferer continued to refuse, the suspect punched him within the head and snatched his cane, video surveillance obtained by police exhibits.
The sufferer sustained a minor head damage and refused medical consideration, authorities mentioned.
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