BROOKLYN (PIX11) — A 78-year-old man was punched, unprovoked, inside a Brooklyn CVS last week, police told PIX11 News on Thursday.

The victim was approached by a person who suddenly punched him in the face and the back of the head around 1:18 p.m. on May 20, according to the NYPD. The suspect then fled the scene, police said.

First responders transported the victim to a local hospital in what authorities described as stable condition.

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