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Suspect attacks man walking with a cane

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Police Officers are trying to find the suspect who viciously attacked a 57-year-old man walking with a cane.

This happened on June 20 in the area of Detroit Road and West 25th Street in Cleveland.

The victim was walking across the street when the suspect approached him , yelled something and then punched him in the face. The victim fell back and struck his head on the ground. 

The victim remains in critical condition at MetroHealth Hospital.

After the assault, the suspect rode his bicycle northbound on West 25th Street.

He is described as a black male, age 40-50, 5'10" – 6' tall, 175-200 pounds, wearing blue t-shirt, black athletic shorts, a black or gray bicycle helmet and riding a black bicycle.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Second District Detective Bureau at 216-623-5218. 

Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or via text message: text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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