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VIDEO: 94-Year-Old Man Slapped in Face During Argument in Jackson Heights

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May 19, 2018 By Christian Murray

The police have released video footage of a man who slapped a senior citizen in the face Friday after getting into a heated argument.

The suspect allegedly hit a 94-year-old man in the face on the front steps of a 97th Street apartment building in Jackson Heights at around 12:18 p.m. yesterday, police said. The victim’s glasses fell to the ground and then the suspect stepped on them, breaking them.

The victim sustained a small laceration to his nose, police said.

The suspect is described as black, in his 50s, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing black boots, dark jeans and a grey hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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RAJANI THAPA

Why old man touch him first ??? And even after slap he try to hit him by stick .. Have to know both side …

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Anonymous

He will get caught.. if not by police .. by his children.. such a coward, preying on the elderly..no respect!

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The Truth.

What a coward that guy is
they should post that picture around the neighborhood stores

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