Man, 61, attacked by teen while walking dog: Video


A 61-year-old man was attacked by a teenager who asked him the time while walking his dog near Morris Park in Overbrook, authorities said Friday.

The man told police he was walking in the 1100 block of North 66th Street around 1:19 a.m. when he was approached by the teen and asked the question. The suspect then suddenly punched him several times, breaking his nose and knocking him to the ground.

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The attacker was in the company of four other teens, who fled the area, according to police. A group matching the description of the young men were also found on surveillance footage trying to open car doors in the area prior to the attack.

Anyone who sees the suspects in the video are encouraged to call 911 immediately. Anyone who recognizes them should call (215) 686-TIPS or text a tip to 773847.

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