Elderly Brooklyn shopper, 67, suffers broken nose and brain hemorrhaging after attacker brushed against HIM with a basket and then launched furious attack
- A 67-year-old man was beaten to the ground at a ShopRite store in New York
- CCTV footage shows an attacker punch the victim causing him to collapse
- He was taken to hospital with a broken nose, brain hemorrhaging and cuts
A thug viciously boxed a 67-year-old man to the floor of a shop in New York leaving him with a broken nose and brain hemorrhaging.
Security camera footage shows the attacker beat the senior citizen to the ground at a ShopRite store at the Gateway Center in East New York.
He punches the man several times in front of shocked customers at the store in Brooklyn after a shouting match began between the pair.
The attacker brushed against the victim’s shopping basket twice before they started arguing, authorities said.
A thug viciously boxes a 67-year-old man to the floor of a shop in New York leaving him with a broken nose and brain hemorrhaging
The attacker in a white T-shirt hist the man in the face several times before he crumpled to the ground in the ShopRite in Brooklyn
In the video, the attacker wearing a white T-shirt lands a punch on the victim dressed in a dark blue Adidas tracksuit with his left hand.
He jabs the man twice more, but the 67-year-old stays on his feet and circles round in a boxing stance.
The attacker hits him two more times in the head and the pensioner crumples to the floor.
The fight breaks out after the pair began arguing over the attacker brushing past the victim’s shopping basket
A stunned cashier watches on as the attacker continues to lay into the scrambling man on the floor.
The elderly man was transported to Brookdale Hospital in stable condition and was treated for a broken nose, bruises and a brain hemorrhage.
The attack happened at 10.50pm on October 15 but police are still searching for the culprit, who fled the scene.
A stunned cashier watches on as the attacker continued to lay into the scrambling man on the floor
The attack happened at the ShopRite store at the Gateway Center in East New York on October 15
Police have kept the identity of the victim anonymous but said he is in a stable condition.
New York Police Department said: ‘Do you know this guy?
‘On 10/15/20 at approx 10:50 AM, inside of 590 Gateway Dr in Brooklyn, the suspect assaulted a 67-year-old male victim, causing a broken nose, lacerations and brain hemorrhaging.
‘Any info call or DM @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS.’