Police: 2 men wanted for separate attacks on elderly men in the Bronx

Police are trying to track down two men wanted for questioning after two elderly men were attacked in the Bronx.

News 12 Staff

Aug 17, 2020, 10:33 AM

Updated 1,373 days ago

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Police are trying to track down two men wanted for questioning after two elderly men were attacked in the Bronx.
The incidents in Bedford Park happened six days apart from one another.
Police are searching for two different men. Authorities say one man is believed to have approached the 73-year-old victim and punched him twice before he took off running. investigators are describing the man they’re after to be in his 30s and about 150 pounds.
That incident happened Sunday in broad daylight at 1 p.m. as the victim was walking along Mosholu Parkway and Webster Avenue.
Six days before the attack, New 12 is told on Monday, Aug. 10 a 68-year-old man was walking down Folin Street just before 10 a.m. when a similar situation happened to him. The victim tells police a random person started to punch and kick him before he ran off.
Authorities are working to identify the person. He is believed to be between 20 to 30 years old.
Both of these suspected attackers left with nothing. Police describe both of the attacks as unprovoked.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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