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Robber Punches and Kicks Man in the Head Inside Apartment Building: NYPD

By Gwynne Hogan | December 27, 2016 9:58am
Robbery Bushwick/East Williamsburg
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EAST WILLIAMSBURG — A robber attacked a man inside an East Williamsburg apartment building, punching and kicking him in the head multiple times and then snatching his iPhone, according to the NYPD. 

The attack happened inside a residential building near the intersection of Porter Avenue and Flushing Avenue on Dec. 18 at 4 a.m., police said.

The 22-year-old victim was taken to a nearby hospital, police said. 

They had no further information about where inside the building the attack occurred or how the robber got in.

The robber, who was captured on surveillance camera footage, was last seen wearing black pants and a blue shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident can call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).