Horrific moment NYC muggers knock victim out with BRICK in lobby of apartment building then rip his pants off to steal his phone and wallet
- A 53-year-old man was caught on camera as he walked into his Bronx apartment block to be brutally attacked by two men in their 20s
- Man was hit over the head with a brick and forced to the ground to be robbed
- The assailants ended up ripping off the man’s pants to get to his phone
- At one point, the men picked the man up by his pants and dropped him
A man was robbed and brutally beaten with a brick until he was knocked unconscious, before also having his pants ripped off as muggers stole his phone and wallet, in a vicious attack in the lobby of a New York apartment building.
The shocking assault was caught on video by surveillance cameras as the 53-year-old victim was seen wheeling his bike into the lobby of his building in The Bronx.
Suddenly, two assailants pounced, knocking the man over the head with a brick and forcing him to the ground.
A 53-year-old man was caught on camera as he walked into his Bronx apartment block to be brutally attacked by two men in their 20s
The man was hit over the head with a brick and forced to the ground to be robbed
The man had his pockets rifled through as he lay unconscious in the lobby of his Bronx block
Before the victim had even time to react, he was kicked in the face, knocking him unconscious allowing the robbers to further violate him.
The man’s pants were pulled off him as the pair attempted to search for the man’s cellphone and wallet.
The robbers tugged at the man’s clothing so viciously that they ended up ripping in half.
At one point, the men picked the man up by his pants and dropped him
The assailants ended up literally ripping off the man’s pants to get to his phone
The pair’s callous disregard for the man was further evident as they pulled him up into the air and then slammed him back down onto the ground while trying to steal his belongings.
After grabbing everything they needed, the men ran out of the building and into another one nearby.
The victim was taken to Lincoln Medical Center in stable condition.
Cops from the NYPD are on the hunt for the men responsible, both of whom are believed to be in their 20s. They’ve released clear surveillance camera grabs of both.
One was seen on the video to be wearing a black and white hooded sweater, gray sweatpants, black sneakers and carrying a black and green backpack.
The other was wearing a black hooded sweater with black pants, white sneakers whilst carrying a blue backpack.
One of the men was wearing a black hooded sweater with black pants, white sneakers whilst carrying a blue backpack
One was seen on the video to be wearing a black and white hooded sweater, gray sweatpants, black sneakers and carrying a black and green backpack
The incident is the latest in an alarming spike in violent crime in the city.
According to the latest New York City crime statistics, there has been an almost 25% rise in robberies compared with November 2020.
There were 1,056 incidents in 2020 with 1,317 robberies reported in November 2021.
There has also been an increase on the amount of crime committed on New York City housing complexes with an 11% rise compared with November 2020 and a 6% increase overall year on year.
In the city as a whole, crime is up on the year to-date some 3% compared to 2020 with an almost 20% increase compared with November 2020.
The latest New York City crime statistics shows overall crime is up year-over-year