77-year-old man attacked with cane in home invasion, suspect sought

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Police are looking for this suspect, who pushed the 77-year-old into his home, beat him and robbed him. (NYPD)

Police are looking for this suspect, who pushed the 77-year-old into his home, beat him and robbed him. (NYPD)

CASTLE HILL, The Bronx — A man was attacked with his own cane and robbed in a brutal home invasion Wednesday night.

On Wednesday at 11:20 p.m., the suspect walked into a residential building near Metropolitan Avenue and Saint Raymonds Avenue.

He pushed a 77-year-old resident into his apartment as he was opening the door, police said.

The suspect beat the victim with his cane in the head, police said. The suspect stole $1,100 from the home.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital and treated for head injuries.

Police say the suspect is 5 foot 9 inches and weighs 170 pounds.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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