NYPD: Men Attacked 67-Year-Old With Mango Then Beat Him

WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 21, 2019 - 5:23 pm

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Police say three men threw a mango at a man at a Bronx supermarket and then beat him when he confronted them.

The NYPD released surveillance video of the suspects on Saturday.

The 67-year-old victim was at a market on White Plains Road, near East 237th Street, in the Wakefield section early Monday morning when he was attacked by the men, police say.

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In video released by police, one of the suspects picks up a mango and hurls it at the man.

When the 67-year-old came outside to confront the men, they punched him in the face, police said.

The victim was hospitalized with injuries to his head and face.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.