Vicious assault and robbery in the Bronx

- Police are searching for the man who threw another man onto a sidewalk in the Bronx before slapping, kicking and punching him. The suspect took off with the man's wallet. 

Prior to the assault on May 10, the suspect is seen on surveillance camera footage arguing with the 49-year-old victim in front of 1209 Wheeler Avenue.

The suspect is described as black, approximately 40 years old, 5'7" tall, 185 lbs. and with a dark complexion.

He was wearing a black baseball hat, a red plaid shirt and black jeans at the time of the assault.

The victim suffered minor injuries to his face. 

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 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 are strictly confidential.

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