The search is on for a man caught on camera beating a 90-year-old
with a cane in Manhattan on Friday night.
It happened around 5:55 p.m. on Broadway near 204th St. in Inwood.
The city police department said the attacker walked up to the
elderly man, kicked his shopping cart, and then hit him in the head
with a cane.
Police said they believe the attack was unprovoked.
The man ran off when a Good Samaritan jumped in to stop the assault.
The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition and was
treated for wounds to his ear and head.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime
Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter
TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com