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Video shows random attack on Las Vegas senior citizen

Updated August 4, 2020 - 2:40 pm

Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who attacked a senior citizen at a shopping complex in the eastern Las Vegas Valley.

A 77-year-old disabled man was attacked for no reason Thursday as he was pushing a cart into a shopping center on the 1300 block of East Flamingo Road, police said.

“An unidentified male walked toward him as he was about to enter the store and punched him in the head without provocation,” police said. “The suspect then walked away before police arrived.”

Police did not say whether the victim was seriously injured or what time the assault occurred. The suspect was described as a male in his 20s, wearing a white shirt, dark shorts and white shoes.

Anyone with information on the suspect can call police at 702-828-8639. Tipsters can remain anonymous by calling CrimeStoppers at 702-385-5555 or going online at www.crimestopersofnv.com.

Contact Glenn Puit at gpuit@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0390. Follow @GlennatRJ on Twitter.

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