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Older Man Assaulted In Phoenix and Fighting for His Life

Man Fighting for His Life After Being Assaulted

According to the police, On Wednesday in Phoenix, a sixty-six year old man is now fighting for his life after he was assaulted that afternoon.

The Phoenix Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson stated that the assault took place near the 16th street and Thomas Road just before three thirty in the evening. He also said that the elderly man and the suspect had gotten into an argument over a beer at a local market in that area.

According to the report, after the sixty-six year old had left the store the suspect had followed him as well as another man. They were in a light colored or perhaps a white GMC Yukon or Tahoe. The police stated that the suspect had gotten out of the SUV and had punched the elderly man in his head which caused him to immediately fall to the ground.

Sgt. Thompson also said that the victim was transported to the local hospital with his serious head injuries, they do not think he is going to survive.

The police are asking for help in identifying the suspect and the driver of the suspects vehicle. The main suspect is described as a Hispanic male who is twenty to twenty-five years old, he’s around 5 ft. 7 in. tall, and around 170 pounds in weight. However they do not have the driver’s description at this time.

Call with Information on the Assault suspect

Anyone with information concerning who the suspects are or where the vehicle may be, is encouraged to call the Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480- WITNESS, 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.