A 68-year-old man was the victim of a violent robbery when he was choked and shoved to the ground on a Brooklyn street on Tuesday morning, the NYPD said.

According to police, the victim was walking around 6 a.m. on Prospect Place, near Classon Avenue in Crown Heights, when he was approached from behind by an unidentified man.

The attacker put the older man in a chokehold, pushed him to the ground and then stole his wallet, authorities said.

Surveillance images of a man accused of violently mugging a 68-year-old man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Aug. 17, 2021, according to police. (NYPD) CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A 68-year-old man was the victim of a violent robbery when he was choked and shoved to the ground on a […]

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