Teen arrested in Inwood caught-on-camera cane attack on elderly man

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AJ Ross has the latest from Inwood.

Police have arrested a teenager after an elderly man was brutally beaten with a cane in an apparent random attack in Inwood.

19-year-old Saul Nunez of the Bronx was arrested Saturday and charged with two counts of assault as well as criminal possession of a weapon.

Around 6 p.m. Friday, in the 4800 block of Broadway, police say Nunez approached the 90-year-old man, kicked his shopping cart and struck him on the side of the head with a cane.
NYPD released video:

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New York City Police Department raw video


According to the NYPD, the unprovoked assault left the victim with cuts on his ear and head. Good Samaritans intervened and stopped the assault.

A look at one of the Good Samaritans:

A Good Samaritan rushed to the rescue of a man being attacked in Inwood.


The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was serious but stable.
VIDEO: Good Samaritan chases down suspect:
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Surveillance video from Inwood

VIDEO: Inwood attack suspect runs away after incident:
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Surveillance video from Inwood store

VIDEO: Inwood suspect chased with cane
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Sureveillance video in Inwood


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