Columbus Police looking for suspect seen on video punching 82-year-old man at Walmart

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police is looking for a suspect seen on cell phone video punching an elderly man at a Walmart. 

Police say the 82-year-old man was with his wife at the Walmart on Morse Road on June 9 at 1pm. A black male, possibly 25-35 years old, talks with the elderly victim and then punches him in video recorded and posted to YouTube.

Police say it is unclear why the victim was assaulted. Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is asked to contact Det. Wolf at 614-645-1433 or pwolf@columbuspolice.org. 

Click here to view the video; it contains content that may be disturbing to some viewers. 

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