Caught on camera: 76-year-old fruit stand worker beaten, robbed in Castle Hill

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CASTLE HILL -

Police need your help finding the man who assaulted and robbed a fruit stand worker in Castle Hill last month.

It happened on Nov. 11 when the victim, 76-year-old Vabesh Ray, says a man approached his fruit stand at 2170 Westchester Ave. and starting kicking and punching him.

The suspect was caught on camera wearing a mask as he approached Ray shortly after 1:30 a.m. Surveillance video shows the victim punch the fruit stand worker, throwing him to the ground and continuing to punch him in the face.

The victim's boss says the attack left his worker with a bruised eye and swelling to the face.

Police say the suspect got away about $200.

He is described between 20 to 30 years old.

Ray says he plans to return to his fruit stand next week. 

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