QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens (WABC) -- There is a police search for a man who carried out a violent mugging in Queens.
Investigators say he approached the victim from behind and struck him repeatedly with a gun on Friday morning.
It happened on a sidewalk on 89th Avenue and 217th Street in Queens Village.
The mugger stole about $4,200 from the victim's pocket before fleeing.
The victim was treated at the hospital for bleeding and cuts to his head.
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