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Robber Sought After Brutal Attack on 96-Year-Old Man in Casino Garage

Police in Nevada were searching Wednesday for a robber who attacked a 96-year-old man in a casino parking garage.

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Louis Waxman, 96, was beaten and robbed at a casino in Henderson, Nev. on Halloween. (credit: Henderson Police Dept.)

The attack occurred at the Sunset Station Casino in Henderson about 4 p.m. on Halloween.

Surveillance video shows a younger man wearing a beanie circling Louis Waxman who was using a walker.

“You can see my size. I’m an easy target,” Louis Waxman said.

The robber jumped Waxman from behind and robbed him on the third floor of the garage, authorities said.

Waxman told KTLA he never saw the man.

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Surveillance video of man sought in attack on 96-year-old man in casino garage. (Credit: Henderson Police Dept.)

“I put my walker in the trunk walked towards the driver’s seat, Waxman said. “That’s when he pounced on me… I went down in a heap.”

Waxman was hospitalized after the attack with serious injuries. He is currently recuperating at his daughter’s home in Chatsworth.

Anyone with information was urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4750.

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