Police seek man wanted for robbery, attack of 74-year-old on Bainbridge Street

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Police are looking for a man they say is wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery this past Friday.

Police say the suspect approached a 74-year-old man near his home on Bainbridge Street between Saratoga Avenue and Rockaway Avenue.

He then put him in a choke-hold. Police say the man then punched the victim in the eye and took his wallet and keys before running away on Decatur Street.

The 74-year-old man refused medical attention at the scene.

Here is a closer look at that suspect. Police say he is about 5 foot 9 and 300 pounds with a beard and several tattoos.

He was last seen in a red hat, white shirt and black shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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