VIDEO: Man assaulted with brick in Morrisania

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The NYPD is looking for two thieves who assaulted a man with a brick last week and then viciously assaulted and robbed him.
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The NYPD is looking for two thieves who hit a man with a brick last week and then viciously assaulted and robbed him.

The beatdown occurred on Nov. 27, inside of 770 E. 165 St., when one perp struck a 53-year-old man in the back of the head with a brick. The victim lost consciousness and the assailant then shoved him to the floor. A second man then kicked the victim in the face and both men stole his wallet and cell phone.

One of the men suspected of assaulting a man with a brick. Photos courtesy NYPD

The thieves fled the scene and EMS transported the victim to NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln in stable condition.

The first individual is a Black male in his 20s, last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black pants, white sneakers with a blue backpack.

The second individual is also a Black male in his 20s, last seen wearing a black and white hooded sweater, gray sweatpants, black sneakers and a black and green backpack.

One of the men suspected of assaulting a man with a brick. 

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s 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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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