Attempted robbery caught on camera

Police need help finding two men caught on camera violently trying to rob a man in broad daylight. 



According to investigators, the suspects grabbed the 67-year-old man from behind Saturday afternoon and threw him to the ground. It happened on Briggs Avenue and East 197th Street. 



They say one suspect tried to rob the victim, while the other acted as a lookout. Both fled the scene empty handed. 



The victim was taken to Montefiore Hospital in stable condition. 



Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. 


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