Investigators say he approached the victim from behind on Friday morning and struck him several times with a pistol.
It happened on the sidewalk at 89th Avenue and 217th Street in Queens Village.
The attacker stole about $ 4,200 from the victim’s pocket before fleeing.
The victim was hospitalized with bleeding and head cuts.
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