NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for the suspects behind a brutal attack that was caught on camera in Brooklyn.
Around 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, a group of men approached the 50-year-old victim as he sat on a stoop outside 462 Pulaski Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.READ MORE: Civilian Complaint Review Board: Dozens Of NYPD Officers Should Be Disciplined For Misconduct During Black Lives Matter Protests Last Year
The suspects can be seen on surveillance video beating the man before stealing his cellphone.
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Police said it did not appear to be a random attack.
The victim was taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition with a broken leg and broken eye socket.
Police said the suspects fled west on Stuyvesant Avenue.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine 'Mix-And-Match' Study Finds Moderna Booster After J&J Single-Shot Produced Major Increase In Antibodies
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.