FORDHAM HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A 63-year-old man was knocked out and robbed in the lobby of his Bronx apartment building on Friday, police said.
A man followed him into the building at 182 Street and Grand Concourse around 8 p.m. and punched the victim in the face, knocking him out, an NYPD spokesperson said.
The robber took $40 from the victim’s pocked and then left.
The victim suffered a concussion and a swollen eye.
Police have asked for help identifying the attacker. He’s about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs around 250 pounds.
The man was last seen wearing a grey sweater with a blue stripe in the front, matching sweatpants, white sneakers, and a blue hat. He was also was carrying a red bag.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).