By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man seen on video beating and robbing a 68-year-old last week in the Bronx.

It happened shortly before 1:30 a.m. Thursday on Westchester Avenue near Evergreen Avenue in the Soundview neighborhood.

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Surveillance video shows the suspect trip the victim from behind, causing him to fall to the ground.

(Credit: NYPD)

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The suspect then punches the victim several times and rips his wallet from his pants.

Police said the suspect made off with $70 and the man’s ID.

The victim suffered main and bruises to his face and was treated on the scene.

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Anyone with information about his attacker is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team