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Suspect wanted after assaulting 91-year-old on Upper East Side

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Police are searching this man in connection with an assault on the Upper East Side. (DCPI)

Police are searching this man in connection with an assault on the Upper East Side. (DCPI)

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Police are searching for a man they say knocked over and injured an elderly man on the Upper East Side last month.

According to police, the victim, 91, was walking along 86th Street around 7 a.m., on June 30, when the suspect approached him. The suspect allegedly pushed him to the ground before getting into a cab and fleeing the scene.

The victim suffered a broken arm and injured his forehead.

A surveillance photo shows the suspect who is believed to be 5-foot-9, 170 pounds with brown hair.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  People can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls will remain anonymous.