Elderly man beaten to death in East Village attack - New York News

Elderly man beaten to death in East Village attack

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Police have made an arrest in a fatal attack on a 68-year-old man on an East Village street.

Ruan Wen Hui was walking along East 6th Street between Avenues C and D at around 8:45 p.m. Friday when someone walked right up to him and started screaming and shoving him against the wall.

Hui, who was just a block from his home, fell to the ground.  Police say that Jamie Pugh, 20, of Manhattan then punched and kicked Hui.

Hui died at Bellevue Hospital on Saturday.

In surveillance video, the attacker is seen wearing a patterned collared shirt with short sleeves, dark pants and dark sneakers with white soles.

The NYPD announced that they arrested Pugh on Tuesday.  He was facing murder, robbery and assault charges.

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