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93-year-old man suffers broken hip after being knocked down in Vancouver’s Chinatown

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WATCH: Vancouver Police have released surveillance video showing an assault by a stranger on a 93-year-old man Tuesday afternoon. – Oct 13, 2022

Vancouver Police are searching for a suspect after surveillance video captured another random attack on a senior in Chinatown.

Sgt. Steve Addison told Global News a 93-year-old man was walking to a bakery near Main and East Pender streets around 3:15 p.m. Tues. when he was knocked to the ground by a stranger.

The elderly victim, who has lived in the neighbourhood for 30 years, required hospitalization for a broken hip.

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Police said several witnesses stopped to help the senior but investigators are still interested in hearing from people who witnessed the attack, have dash cam footage, and/or assisted the victim.

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It’s unclear at this time if the unprovoked assault may have been racially motivated.

Investigators have not yet identified a suspect.

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