EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan — Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked an 82-year-old man inside of an apartment building in Manhattan Tuesday afternoon.
The 82-year-old victim was approached from behind by a man while inside a residential building near East 11th Street and Second Avenue around 4:40 p.m., according to police.
The man then allegedly pushed the victim to the ground before taking his wallet, containing $50 and four credit cards.
The victim sustained minor injury and was taken to Beth Israel Medical Center for treatment, according to authorities.
The man in question was last seen wearing a black shirt and carrying a purple bag.
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