71-year-old man beat up walking home from R & R Grocery in Newark. Photographer/Editor: Will Caldwell. Reporter/Writer: Rick W. Holmes.
NEWARK - Newark police are searching for the suspects responsible for beating a 71-year-old man on Thursday afternoon. Authorities say the victim was on his way home from R & R Grocery on South 14th Avenue when he was ambushed by the group. Surveillance video shows the suspects approached him from different angles and eventually met him about a half-block down the street. They kicked him profusely before making off with his gold chain. The victim says this incident marks the second time he's been mugged in the past month.