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Man hits 56-year-old man in the head with a folding chair in the Bronx: police

Posted: 12:18 PM, Jul 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-22 12:25:33-04

WAKEFIELD, the Bronx — Police are searching for a man that allegedly attacked another man with a folding chair in the Bronx, authorities said Monday.

Photo of man that allegedly threw a folding chair at a man in the Bronx. (NYPD)

The 56-year-old victim was talking with an associate near the corner of White Plains Road and East 226th Street on July 5th around 9:00 a.m. on July 5, when an unidentified man approached them and threw a folding chair, police said.

The folding chair struck the victim in the head and the alleged attacker fled the scene in an unknown direction, according to authorities.

The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi where he was treated for pain to the head, police said.

The NYPD has released the above surveillance photo of the alleged attacker.

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