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74-Year-Old Man Sucker Punched Inside Shopping Mall in Flushing: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who allegedly punched a 74-year-old shopper in the head in an unprovided attack at the Shops at Skyview last month (Photo: Suspect/NYPD and Shops at Skyview)

Nov. 2, 2022 By Christian Murray

A 74-year-old man was punched in the head in an unprovoked attack inside a shopping mall in Flushing last month.

The victim was approached inside a store at the Shops at Skyview, located at 40-24 College Point Blvd., on Friday, Oct. 7 at about 4 p.m. — and was sucker-punched by an unknown man.

The punch led to a physical and verbal altercation. During the incident, the 74-year-old dropped his bag and the suspect grabbed it and took off.

The contents of the bag included clothing and miscellaneous items. The victim sustained minor injuries.

Police have released a photo of the suspect.

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).

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