Video: Man punches 71-year-old in the face on Bronx street

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Bronx punch suspect walking down street in Belmont

Police are looking for this man in connection with an assault on a 71-year-old man in Belmont, the Bronx on April 10, 2021, according to the NYPD. Credit: NYPD

BELMONT, the Bronx — Police released surveillance video on Saturday of a man wanted for punching a 71-year-old in the face on a Bronx street last month.

The attack happened on Southern Boulevard in Belmont around 6:45 a.m. on April 10, according to the NYPD.

Video shows the victim was standing on a corner when the suspect walked by, punched him in the face and then kept walking.

The victim fell to the ground and suffered a cut to his face, according to the video and police. He was treated at a hospital and released.

Police described the suspect as a man between 25 and 30 years old.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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