Upper East Side attack and robbery leaves man hospitalized; surveillance released

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Surveillance video (WABC)

A man was hospitalized following an armed robbery on the Upper East Side Tuesday.

Police released surveillance video of the two suspects Tuesday night.

The 32-year-old victim, who said he is homeless, was attacked on East 89th Street just before 6 a.m.

Two suspects, both in their 20s, approached him and punched him in the eye, using a handgun.

They took his laptop and his camera, and fled west, possibly into Central Park.

The victim was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital, where he is being treated for a minor injury and interviewed by police.

One of the suspects was armed with a handgun.

Anyone with information in regards 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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