Police Notes: May 7

Published on: 5/7/2013

Police seeking man who assaulted elderly man

Greenfield police are seeking a man who pushed an elderly man to the ground while attempting to steal his car keys on May 5.

According to a police report:

The older man was getting into his car in the parking lot at McDonald's, 4275 S. 27th St., at about 10:30 a.m. May 5 when he was approached by the man, who then yelled at the elderly man to give him his car keys. The younger man pushed him to the ground, then fled on foot.

Witnesses followed the suspect, who ran northbound on South 27th Street. He was last seen in the 3800 block of South 27th Street.

The suspect is described as a 5 feet 7 inches tall, white or Hispanic, about 20 to 30 years old with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a white-over-blue windbreaker, a black shirt, blue jeans, a white baseball cap, and was carrying a white bag.

The elderly received minor injuries and refused transport to the hospital.