Video has emerged showing a man being beaten and robbed in the Bronx, while a handful of people walked by and refused to step in.
The asault happened just before 8am last Thursday, outside a convenience store on the 1200 block of Wheeler Avenue in Soundview.
The video shows a man pushing the victim, 49, out of a store and onto the ground where he proceeds to hit and kick him until he eventually steals his wallet with a credit card inside and takes off.
The NYPD released a video showing the recent assault of a 49-year-old man in the Bronx
The video shows the man being pushed out of the store by another man, who then beats him and steals his wallet before taking off
People are seen walking around the two men during the robbery, without helping
All the while, multiple people walk and watch as the assault takes place, without coming to the aid of the victim.
The video, taken from surveillance footage, was released by the NYPD as cops continue to hunt for the man responsible.
The victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated for minor facial injuries.
The suspect has been described as 5’7″ tall, 185 pounds and about 40 years old. he was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a red plaid shirt and black jeans.
Anyone with 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), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
The suspect has been described as 5’7″ tall, 185 pounds and about 40 years old. he was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a red plaid shirt and black jeans
The victim was treated for minor face injuries after the assault last week