The police are calling for the public’s help to find a pair of men who allegedly assaulted a victim with weapons in New Lots.
According to police reports, around 3:50 a.m. on Aug. 11, two unknown individuals walked up to a 68-year old man near Montauk Avenue and Pitkin Avenue.
One of the attackers hit the victim in the face and body with a stick as the other assailant struck him with an “unknown object.”
The two attackers then ran westbound on Pitkin Avenue, toward Atkins Street. Paramedics brought the victim to NYC Health+Hospitals/Kings County in an ambulance for treatment.
Per NYPD data, there have been 707 felony assaults and 828 misdemeanor assaults in the 75th Precinct so far this year.
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 or on Twitter.