The robbers saw him run through the pockets of a man who was unknowingly beaten in a violent attack in New York.


Video showing a violent robbery in Brooklyn, New York (NYPD Crime Stoppers)

Video showing a violent robbery in Brooklyn, New York (NYPD Crime Stoppers)

Police New York City Victims seek help following a violent robbery who has lost consciousness to a hooded person who has escaped from the scene.

The incident occurred on Saturday morning in the Cypress Hills area BrooklynSouth of Highland Park, according to the New York Police Department.

CCTV picture Released by the Crime Stopper Unit on Saturday, a man in a gray hoodie is beating a victim who appears to have been thrown out of a city bike.

The robbers continued to beat the victims who had been driven to the ground after first trying to protect themselves.

The hooded person ended up throwing a black bag at the victim and kicking his head. It seemed to knock out an unidentified man.

The footage ends when the robber pulls an item out of the man’s front and back pockets and runs away. It was not clear what was stolen.

A $ 3,500 (£ 2,538) reward is offered and anyone with information will be asked to contact the NYPD Crime Stopper. This video has been watched over 450,000 times on Twitter.

The attack was last week on a 61-year-old woman at a Harlem subway platform, following other highly publicized violent robbers in recent weeks.

She needed hospital treatment, and police said her credit card and mobility walker were stolen by three people. CCTV footage captured the attack and showed it kicking a woman.

According to New York Police Department statistics last month, there were more incidents such as shootings, car thefts, and robbery than in 2020, but arrests in the city were down 35% compared to the same period last year.

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