The New York City Police Department have posted security footage of teens attacking a man and a 67-year-old woman, in the Bronx.
According to reports, they first set upon the man, before later punching a 67-year-old woman, who witnessed the attack, in the face.
The NYPD said that there is a $2,500 reward for information regarding the incident, which took place at White Plains Road and Gleason Ave, at 1am on October 7.
As per website PIX11, the man who was initially attacked attempted to defend himself from the teens by fighting back. After trading blows, however, the 33-year-old was knocked out cold.
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— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) October 8, 2018
Afterwards, the assailants turned on a 67-year-old woman who had witnessed the ordeal and began to yell at them. They punched her in the face, breaking her eye socket.
The man woke up several minutes later and went to a nearby deli for help. There, a call to the police was made.
According to reports, the 67-year-old is recovering well.
Both of the teens involved in the attack are believed to be between the ages of 16 and 19. One of the suspects was wearing a black and grey du-rag, a black and gray sweater, blue jeans, and black and white sneakers. His accomplice was seen with short braids, a hooded-blue sweatshirt with the word “USA” on the front, black sweatpants, and white sneakers.
The NYPD have urged anyone with any information to call 1-800-577 TIPS (8477).
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