BROOKLYN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD is looking for two men they say are connected to an attempted robbery and assault in Brooklyn.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. on June 28 near the corner of Shepherd Avenue and Linden Boulevard.

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Police said a 38-year-old man getting out of his car noticed two men trying to steal property from his backyard.

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The suspects attacked the man – punching him in the head, face and body – when he confronted them, police said.

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The two also tried to steal the man’s 2012 BMW, but were unsuccessful and fled the scene, according to police.

The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital in stable condition.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.