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73-year-old man assaulted during dispute outside Bronx apartment building: police

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Posted at 1:41 PM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 13:44:26-05

MORRISANIA, the Bronx — Police have asked the public for assistance in identifying a person who allegedly assaulted a 73-year-old man in the Bronx Monday morning.

It happened around 11:40 a.m. in front of a residential building in the vicinity of Boston Road and East 166 Street in Morrisania, police said.

The man pushed the victim to the pavement then began to punch and kick him following a dispute, according to police.

The suspect, believed to be in his 50s, fled on foot west on East 166 Street, police said.

The victim was treated at the scene.

Police released a surveillance photo of the man believed to be the suspect.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).