Man brutally assaulted and robbed in his Bronx apartment

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BRONX, NEW YORK (PIX11)– Detectives are asking for help finding a thug who brutally robbed a man inside his apartment in the Baychester section of the Bronx.

The NYPD says this suspect entered the Wallace Avenue building, approached his victim from behind, grabbed him by the neck and threw him to the ground.

The robber choked the 53-year-old man as he took his wallet.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his thirties.

If you recognize this guy, Crime Stoppers would like to hear from you.