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Video: 83-Year-Old Man Assaulted In Santa Ana Parking Lot

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Santa Ana police are searching for a man who was caught on video punching and kicking an 83-year-old man.

Surveillance video shows the elderly man, whom family identified as Tuyen Nguyen, pull into a parking lot at 5015 West Edinger Avenue at 6:10 a.m. on Friday, KTLA reports. While on his morning routine to buy coffee and a newspaper, another man approaches Nguyen and punches him in the face. Video shows Nguyen fall to the ground, where he is punched two more times and kicked by the assailant.

Police say the attack was unprovoked. Nguyen was hospitalized and treated for a brain hemorrhage and broken facial bones, according to relatives. Police say he is in stable condition.

Authorities say the suspect is black, about 40 to 50 years old, 5-foot-10 and weighs about 160 pounds. He was last seen unshaven and wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt or black sweater. Anyone with information about the suspect is encouraged to call Detective Cpl. Leo Rodriquez of the Santa Ana Police Department at (714) 493-9135 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.

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