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BSO search for suspect caught on surveillance video punching elderly man outside Walmart in Lauderdale Lakes – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

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LAUDERDALE LAKES, FLA. (WSVN) – Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies are searching for a suspect who was caught on camera punching an elderly man as he was exiting a store in Lauderdale Lakes.

According to detectives, the attack happened on Oct. 11, just before 10 a.m. at a Walmart store located at 3001 N. State Road 7. Based on surveillance footage, the elderly man was seen leaving the store with a shopping bag in his hand, but as he was getting past the sliding doors, the suspect appeared and punched the victim in the face.

After attacking the elderly man, the suspect turned, left the entryway of the store and headed north towards Oakland Park Boulevard on foot.

The suspect, detectives said, is a tall, thin male who wore a navy sweater with gray lettering on the front, wore black pants and flip flops.

Although the suspect didn’t steal anything from the victim, the elderly man was left with minor injuries after being attacked.

The victim said he did not know the suspect nor shared any words with him prior to the incident.

If you have any information on this crime, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

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