Homeless good Samaritan tackles assault suspect

The alleged attacker struck two elderly women in Brooklyn, New York.
0:41 | 05/14/18

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Two women in their seventies punched a random as they walked out of Brooklyn street but the suspect did not get far. Police say the two women one with a cane were walking down the can avenue yesterday morning when 45 year old under his floaters. Attack them without warning notice attempted to flee from the scene but a good samaritan who witnessed the attack chased him down. Held until police could arrive. He's a hint of you know you're seeing there defending her make sense UIRA. May show everybody hoping it was all right like they got that he was there. No word on who had good samaritan a.s but people in the neighborhood tell us he's homeless the two victims were treated at the hospital but now recovering at home. Lotus is now facing assault charges he's expected in court today.

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