A 68-year-old man is recovering after he was reportedly attacked by a man and a dog while outside of a bank in Fort Lauderdale.
The incident occurred on March 2nd at the Bank of America branch at 888 Northwest 62nd St.
Officials say after 4 p.m., the suspect and his dog approached the victim as he was withdrawing cash from the ATM.
The suspect then punched the victim in the face, causing him to fall to the ground.
Once the victim was on the ground, the suspect ordered his large dog to attack the victim while continuing to punch the victim himself:
“Once on the ground, the suspect ordered his dog to attack the victim, punched him approximately 13 more times, and kicked him,” a news release from the police department stated.
He then fled the scene in a vehicle with a woman.
The victim was said to have suffered a fractured orbital socket and cuts to his leg.
Authorities are still searching for the suspect.
He is described as a Hispanic male who appears to be between the ages of 20 and 30. He is thin built with brown hair and brown eyes.
The woman is described as Hispanic, with a medium build and dark hair.
If you have any information about this attack, you are asked to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).