East Flatbush

Brooklyn man, 74, brutally robbed and assaulted in apartment elevator

February 18, 2014 Associated Press
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The NYPD is looking for the suspects who followed a man into an elevator and then viciously beat and robbed him.

Police say the 74-year-old victim is in critical condition at Kings County Hospital following the weekend attack.

WABC-TV says the man was attacked as he exited the elevator at the Van Dyke Houses in Brooklyn where he lived.

Police released a surveillance video of four men believed to be responsible for the attack.

They ask anyone with information about the attack to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.