RMA#336-14 73 Pct Robbery 02-15-14 (1) Police released this surveillance photo of two persons of interest wanted for questioning in the assault and robbery of an elderly man in Brownsville. Credit: DCPI

A 74-year-old Brooklyn man was hospitalized after he was beaten and robbed on his doorstep Saturday, police said.

The victim exited the elevator in his Brownsville apartment building with four men just before 5 p.m., police said. As he walked toward his apartment, he was struck from behind and assaulted. The thieves took $150 cash, credit cards, the victim's driver's license and his Social Security card before fleeing.

The victim was transported to Kings County Hospital, where he remains with a broken collarbone and head injuries, police said.


The four suspects are described as black males in their late teens.

Police released a surveillance photo of two persons of interest who are wanted for questioning.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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