Brutal Attack in Astoria Caught on Tape

An elderly man was brutally attacked in Astoria yesterday morning, and the entire thing was caught on video.


The victim was a 78-year-old man, and he was jumped in front of a store by a stranger. He attacked him there in broad daylight.The man then stole his money, and left the victim on the ground.


The victim is now in stable condition after suffering head injuries from the attack and fall.


You can see the surveillance footage below:


The NYPD is asking anyone who may have witnessed or has information on the attack to anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220- TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.