Man accused of throwing 62-year-old down steps of Staten Island home

The NYPD is looking for a man who allegedly threw a 62-year-old man down the steps of a Staten Island home.

Police say the victim got into a verbal dispute with another man in front of a home on Lockman Avenue, near Richmond Terrace in Mariner's Harbor around 7:45 p.m. on Aug. 17th.

The dispute escalated into a fight, and police say the man they are looking for punched the victim in the face and threw him down the front steps before running away.

The victim had a cut on his head. EMS took him to Richmond University Medical Center in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a 20-year-old man, with a dark complexion, thin build, and long black hair in braids.  He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, gray shorts, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

Police say all calls are strictly confidential.