An unidentified attacker put an 85-year-old man in a headlock and dragged him to the ground before robbing him in Harlem, new video of the incident showed.
The attack happened just after 10:15 p.m. Aug. 1 while the elderly man was walking near Lexington Avenue and East 120th Street, according to police, who released the clip Thursday.
You can see the victim being hit from behind and attacked. The attacker then holds the elderly man on the ground and grabs his wallet before walking away, video shows.
The victim suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment.
https://nypost.com/2022/09/22/elderly-man-attacked-from-behind-robbed-in-nyc/ Elderly man attacked from behind and robbed in New York