UPPER EAST SIDE — The NYPD is searching for a man who pushed a 91-year-old man to the ground on East 86th Street and then fled in a cab.
The victim was walking down the street across from 355 E. 86th St. near First Avenue, when a man approached and shoved him just before 7 a.m. on June 30, police said.
The suspect then fled to East 85th Street and First Avenue, where he hopped into a cab, according to police.
The victim was taken to the New York Presbyterian Hospital with a broken right arm and a cut to his forehead. He was released from the hospital soon after.
Police described the suspect as a man standing about 5-foot-9, weighing 170 pounds, with brown hair, wearing a red shirt, jeans and white sneakers
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.