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Man arrested in connection with attack on 87-year-old: police

Posted at 11:10 PM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 23:10:54-04

Police say this man kicked an 87-year-old in an unprovoked attack in Brooklyn. (NYPD)

CLINTON HILL, Brooklyn — A man has been arrested in connection with an 87-year-old who man was attacked from behind in Brooklyn on Friday, police said.

Jaquan Wright, a 32-year-old man from Brooklyn, has been arrested and charged with two counts of assault in the case.

The victim was in front of 12 Lexington Ave., when a man kicked him to the ground, officials said. The 87-year-old man suffered a broken arm and a laceration to the head in the attack.

There was no exchange between the victim and attacker and police believe the beating was unprovoked.