62-year-old beaten and robbed at Jamaica Hills playground in broad daylight

NEW YORK, NY – A 62-year-old man was inside the Joseph Austin Playground on 84th Avenue last Tuesday when multiple individuals entered the playground and approached the man.

The incident happened at around 11:30 am when the four males, unprovoked, began punching the man in his face. The suspects removed his car keys and cell phone before fleeing the scene.

The victim was treated for minor injuries by EMS.

No arrests have been made. Police are asking the public to assist in identifying the suspects.

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