NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Police are searching for the man seen on video threatening another man with a knife and then beating him up before stealing his cell phone and $130.
In the video released by police, the man emerges from between two parked vehicles, circles the man with a knife in one hand, and tells his victim to "give me your money," according to cops.
The suspect then throws the 56-year-old man to the ground and repeatedly punches him.
The man was not stabbed.
The assault occurred in the area of Strickland Ave. and Avenue V in Brooklyn at about 11:30 p.m. on June 15.
Police described the suspect as black, approximately 6'0" tall, 185 lbs. He was last seen wearing black pants, a black knit cap, white t-shirt with a picture on the front, white sneakers and white gloves.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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