Police: 77-year-old man in wheelchair attacked in the Bronx

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A 77-year-old man in a wheelchair was attacked by a suspect in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened on Oct. 15, in front of 2509 Cruger Ave. around 7:30 a.m.

Police say the 77-year-old was pushing his wheelchair when the suspect stopped to have a conversation with him.

The suspect knocked the man to the ground before picking him back up and placing him into his wheelchair, according to police.

The victim wheeled himself to Jacobi Medical Center where he was treated for a fractured pelvis and internal bleeding.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to called Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.  

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