Friday, August 15, 2014
Elder, 72, Punched on Street, Another Knockout?
A 72-year-old cancer survivor was left with bleeding on the brain when he was knocked out in broad daylight on a West Village street, law enforcement sources and the victim said on Tuesday.
Retired cabbie Donald Lathrom was listening to his iPod while walking to his home from a local deli around 5:30 p.m. when a punk standing on the sidewalk near the corner of Jane Street near West Street smashed him in the face.
72-year-old bleeding from brain after Village ‘knockout’ attack
By Georgett Roberts, Larry Celona and Natasha Velez
New York Post
August 12, 2014 | 6:15pm
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Caught on camera: The shocking moment an elderly New York man was attacked in vicious 'knockout game'
The man recalled seeing the teenager in front of him prior to the attack
He waited before punching the 72-year-old man to the ground on Monday evening
Victim was left with cuts and bruises on his face
By JAMES GORDON
Daily Mail (UK)
PUBLISHED: 15:53 EST, 12 August 2014 | UPDATED: 16:12 EST, 12 August 2014
Labels: Assault, Elder Abuse
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