MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — A man attacked a 13-year-old boy and a 58-year-old woman in the Bronx in separate attacks, police said Thursday.
On Oct. 18, the man covered the teenage victim’s eyes and then slammed the boy into the ground near Willis Avenue and East 144th Street, officials said. The victim was not seriously injured.
A 58-year-old woman suffered a broken arm in the next attack, police said. The man approached from behind and hit the woman with a metal pipe on Saturday near Walton Avenue and East 144th Street.
Police have asked for help identifying the man. He’s believed to be in his 30s.
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