NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 65-year-old man was brutally attacked and robbed at a subway station in Brooklyn.
Police say they’re searching for two men in the investigation.READ MORE: NYPD Game Truck Brings Officers, Kids Together Through Love Of Video Games
The attack happened shortly before 11 a.m. on August 1 at the Clinton-Washington Avenue A/C station in Clinton Hill.
Police say the man was punched in the back of the head, causing him to fall down a staircase and land on the floor.READ MORE: Family Allowed Into New Jersey Storage Unit For First Time Since Hurricane Ida Hit
While he was lying there unconscious, the men allegedly stole his backpack with his wallet, cellphone, watch, headphones and Bluetooth speaker.
The victim suffered a fractured jaw, two broken ribs and a cut to the back of his head. He was taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition.MORE NEWS: Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie
Anyone with information 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.