A 91-year-old man sitting on his Brooklyn stoop was attacked with a cane when he solely had $4 to give to a robber who approached him on Monday, police say.
Surveillance video launched by police reveals the suspect limp up to the aged man, who’s sitting on one of many decrease steps of his Midwood stoop close to East 14th Avenue and Avenue I round 6:30 a.m.
Cops say the stranger demanded money and the sufferer handed over $4.
Then the robber demanded extra cash and hit the sufferer within the head with the cane that he was utilizing. The sufferer defended himself along with his personal cane.
The robber then limped off to a bus cease at Avenue J and East sixteenth Avenue, the place he boarded an eastbound B6 MTA bus.
The sufferer, who suffered head ache and a laceration above his eye, was taken to a hospital for therapy and is anticipated to be OK.
Anybody with info on the assault is requested to name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.