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Man sought for assault of 81-year-old in Brooklyn

KENSINGTON, Brooklyn — Authorities are searching for a man who attacked an 81-year-old man in Brooklyn, police said Saturday.

On  Wednesday, just after 7:30p.m., a man followed an 81-year-old man into his apartment building located near East 10th Street and Foster Avenue, police said.

That's when the man hit the victim with a blunt object, striking him in his head, according to police.

The condition of the victim was not immediately available.

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