NEW YORK (AP) - Police say they’ve made an arrest after an 85-year-old man was attacked in a Manhattan park.
NBC New York says two officers who work on Mayor Bill De Blasio’s security detail spotted 35-year-old Edwin Suazo and took him into custody Sunday.
The attack occurred last week in Carl Schurz Park , near the mayor’s official residence, Gracie Mansion.
Police say Suazo approached the victim from behind and punched him in the side of the head before fleeing.
The man was knocked to the ground and suffered head and face wounds. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
There was no immediate information on an attorney who could comment on Suazo’s behalf.
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