Four attackers beaten a man in a wheelchair, yanked him out of his chair, and robbed him of his backpack outside a Bronx bodega, according to disturbing video released by cops.
The 39-year-old complainant was in his wheelchair just outside of the Golden Deli on E. Tremont Ave. near Grand Concourse in Mount Hope at 3:20 a.m. when he got into a heated argument with a woman in a white coat. Cops said it happened on November 8th.
The woman stormed away, only to reappearance moments later with three men to accost the victim.
The lady and a guy in a yellow jacket strolling with a Citi Bike rushed in, pummeling him in the head and back multiple times as his wheelchair began to teeter, according to the video.
The victim was dragged onto the sidewalk by the man in the blue bubble jacket a split second later, according to the video.
The victim was stomped on by the guy in the bubble jacket, a lady, and a third guy as he lay on his side on the ground attempting to grab one of his attacker’s legs, according to the video.
The guy on the Citi Bike took off with the victim’s backpack, which was still hanging from the back of the overthrown wheelchair. According to cops, the backpack also included $800 and the victim’s iPhone 13.
According to cops, the victim was badly beaten but refused medical attention.
The assailants fled and have yet to be apprehended.
The video was released in the hopes that the public would recognize the four attackers.
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