Elderly man chased and brutally beaten in Queens

Two teens are under arrest for chasing and beating an elderly man on a Queens sidewalk.

The brutal attack happened on Tuesday, October 10, at around 11:15 a.m. in front of 218-13 Linden Boulevard in Cambria Heights.

The 79-year-old victim was assaulted by the two teens who chased and punched him in the face and ribs causing substantial pain.  He suffered a broken femur and broken ribs in the attack.

Police say that 18-year-old Nyziere Lodge and a 15-year-old are under arrest.  Lodge faces disorderly conduct and gang assault charges.  The younger teen, who was not identified by police, faces a gang assault charge.