Police Seek Suspect who Punched out 84-Year-Old Chinese Man on East Broadway

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 at 5:00 am by

The 7th Precinct is seeking public assistance in locating a perp who assaulted an 84-year-old Chinese man near 124 East Broadway Tuesday morning.

According to cops, the victim had been sitting on the bench outside the Nana bodega on Tuesday morning at around 10:30am, when the assailant punched him in the face. He was later taken to the hospital for treatment of several facial lacerations.

The suspect is described as a black male, roughly 38 to 42-years-old. He is believed to be between 5-foot-9 and 5-foot-11 and weighs 175 pounds. He sports short dark hair and was last seen wearing dark-colored clothing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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