Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Male Wanted for Felonious Assault

The Cleveland Division of Police Second District Detective Bureau is currently seeking the public’s help in identifying a male wanted for Felonious Assault. On June 20, 2013 at approximately 1:00pm, the 57 year old white male victim was crossing the street in the area of Detroit Road and West 25th Street, using a quad cane. According to witnesses, the victim was approached by a black male who yelled something at the victim and then punched him in the face. The victim then fell and struck his head on the ground. The suspect then returned to his bicycle and rode northbound on West 25th Street. The suspect is described as a black male, age 40-50, 5’10” – 6’ tall, 175-200 pounds, wearing blue t-shirt, black athletic shorts, a black or gray bicycle helmet and riding a black bicycle.

The victim is described as a white male, age 57, 5’9”, 180 pounds with blue eyes and gray/brown hair and beard. He remains at MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Second District Detective Bureau at 216-623-5218. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or via text message: text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).