Police are searching for a suspect in a Christmas Eve assault at a Bronx bodega—surveillance shows the victim being attacked with his own folding shopping cart.
According to the NYPD, the incident occurred at 7 p.m. on December 24th, 2015, at a bodega at 855 East Tremont Avenue. Police say the man they seek "bumped into" the 61-year-old male victim and then "the two exchanged words and then the suspect assaulted him."
The suspect, who fled, is described as being 25-35 years old and about 5'11". Here's video, which shows him punching the victim before and after slamming the shopping cart on him:
Bronx Bodega Attackby Gothamist
The victim refused medical attention.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.