GREENWICH VILLAGE — Police are still searching for two men they say attacked a 70-year-old Village restaurateur in his apartment building.
The NYPD released new photos of Da Silvano owner Silvano Marchetto's attackers in the hopes that the public will provide tips leading to their arrest.
The two men, one last seen wearing a green hoodie, light blue jeans and black sneakers and the other last seen wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants and white sneakers, attacked Marchetto in the lobby of his Sixth Avenue building about 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 26, police said.
Police said one man put him in a chokehold, forcing him to the ground, and the other robbed the septuagenarian of $1,812 in cash.
The two men fled, police said, and Marchetto was brought to an area hospital the next day to receive treatment for a fractured trachea.
The NYPD previously released video of the duo.
The NYPD asks that anyone with information regarding this incident call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). 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.