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81-year-old man reading a newspaper kicked from behind, knocked to the ground

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    FORDHAM HEIGHTS, NY (WPIX) — Shocking video shows the moment a man attacked in the Bronx, knocking the 81-year-old victim to the ground.

Police have asked for help identifying the man in connection with an attack on an 81-year-old man in the Bronx. (NYPD)

The victim was on Jerome Avenue near North Street reading a newspaper on Thursday morning when a man walked up from behind, police said.

Video shows the attacker kick the man. The victim’s newspaper fell on the ground beside him.

The 81-year-old man’s shoulder and wrist were injured in the attack.

Police have asked for help identifying the attacker, who fled the location heading north on North Avenue.

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