CBS2’s Leah Mishkin spoke to the shomrim coordinator that responded to the call. The victim was on his way to synagogue. Surveillance video shows him taking a seat across the street from his building in Flatbush. The next thing you know, a man goes right up to him.

“He clearly leans over to him and tells him, you know, ‘How much money do you have on you?’ So when he says ‘I only have a couple of dollars,’ he takes the backhand of the cane and you see a quick swing at his head,” Flatbush Shomrim coordinator Steve Weill said Tuesday.

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