Man thrown from wheelchair

The New York Police Department says a 77-year-old man is in the hospital with severe injuries after an attacker knocked him out of his wheelchair.

The assault took place around 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning in the Bronx.

The NYPD says the beating resulted from some sort of argument, where the unidentified suspect pushed the man to the ground so severely he broke his pelvis. The suspect then picked up the victim and placed him back in his wheelchair.

The victim was later treated at an area hospital for fractures and internal bleeding.

Police have released surveillance video of the attack.  The suspect is described as a male black, in his 20s, 5'10" to 6'0", 145 to 175lbs; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, a red jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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