Fox 5 employee assaulted

- Two men assaulted a custodian who works for Fox 5 inside an apartment building elevator in Far Rockaway, Queens.

The NYPD is on the hunt for the men seen on surveillance camera footage.

The suspects beat the 59-year-old man with a cane and repeatedly punched him causing a laceration to his face and two black eyes. He was also robbed of $625 in cash.

The victim received stitches to his forehead at a local hospital and was released.

The vicious assault took place on Fri., Jan. 29 at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Beach Channel Drive.

The men followed the victim into the elevator where he was attacked.

The NYPD has released photos taken from surveillance camera footage of the men.

If you recognize them or know anything about the suspects that could help police make an arrest, please contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following.

1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

The NYPD says all calls/texts remain strictly confidential.

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