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WATCH: Suspect sought for assaulting a 73-year-old man inside Dyker gas station

Cops are looking to identify a man they say is wanted for questioning in connection to an assault of an elderly man that occurred inside a Dyker Heights gas station on Monday, May 14.

According to police, at around 6:25 p.m. inside the station – located at 13th Avenue and 65th Street – a 73-year-old man was pushed to the ground by an unknown man following a verbal dispute.

The suspect – described as being approximately 35 years old and six feet tall with short black hair, a black beard and large build – fled the scene.

He was last seen wearing a white shirt, gray pants and black and white sneakers.

The victim was transported by emergency medical services to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn where he was treated for minor injuries.

Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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