ORANGE, Conn. (WTNH) — Orange police are investigating why a 73-year-old man was assaulted inside the Target store on November 7th.
At 10:30 a.m. , the elderly shopper was assaulted by an unknown male suspect at the Target store at 25 Boston Post Road. As the victim approached the pharmacy counter, the attacker walked up behind him and shoved him. This caused the older man to fall to the floor, injuring his knee.
A Target employee attempted to follow the suspect after the assault, but lost sight of him in the parking lot.
The incident was captured on surveillance video. Orange police are attempting to identify the suspect, and are asking the public’s help to identify him.
Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male, approximately 30 years old, of average height and with a stocky build. He was wearing a thin beard, gray baseball cap and workout attire. Anyone recognizing the suspect or who may have witnessed the assault is asked to contact Officer Rob Cafaro at 203-891-2130.