CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Police are searching for a man who used a stun gun on a good Samaritan who tried to break up an argument in Brooklyn, according to officials.

The victim, 50, was near Elton Street and Fulton Avenue around 3 a.m. on March 12 when he saw a man and a woman arguing, according to police. When the victim tried to break up the dispute, the man pulled out a stun gun and shocked the victim, police said.

The victim fell to the ground and his cellphone fell out of his pocket. The suspect allegedly took the victim’s cellphone and ran off on foot, according to police.

The victim had minor injuries but did not need medical attention, police said. Police described the suspect as a male around 5’3″ to 5’5″.

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