INWOOD, New York - Police have arrested a teenager after an elderly man was brutally beaten with a cane in an apparent random attack in Inwood.
19-year-old Saul Nunez of the Bronx was arrested Saturday and charged with two counts of assault as well as criminal possession of a weapon.
Around 6 p.m. Friday, in the 4800 block of Broadway, police say Nunez approached the 90-year-old man, kicked his shopping cart and struck him on the side of the head with a cane.
NYPD released video:
Man attacked with cane in Inwood
According to the NYPD, the unprovoked assault left the victim with cuts on his ear and head. Good Samaritans intervened and stopped the assault.
A look at one of the Good Samaritans:
The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was serious but stable.
VIDEO: Good Samaritan chases down suspect:
VIDEO: Inwood attack suspect runs away after incident:
VIDEO: Good Samaritan chases down
VIDEO: Inwood suspect chased with cane
VIDEO: Inwood attack suspect runs away after incident
Good Samaritan grabs cane and chases suspect