By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help finding the suspect they say mugged an 86-year-old man in East Harlem.

(credit: NYPD)

It happened Monday morning at 8:15 a.m. on 116th Street and Lexington Avenue.

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According to police, the victim was walking on the street when the suspect came up from behind, restrained his arms, and pulled his wallet from his pants pocket.

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The suspect then took off southbound on Lexington Avenue.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for bruising to his arms, was treated, and released.

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Anyone with any 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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team