UPDATE: Las Vegas police have arrested a man who allegedly attacked a 77-year-old man outside a shopping center.

Police identified the man as Alex Solomon, 32. According to LVMPD South Central Area Command, Soloman was taken into custody without incident Thursday. Police said he was located in the 5400 block of South Maryland Parkway.

Police said he was transported to CCDC and was booked for abuse on a vulnerable person.

Original story continues below.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are looking for a man they said randomly attacked a disabled senior citizen.

LVMPD said the attack happened July 30 at a shopping center in the 1300 block of East Flamingo, near Maryland Parkway. 

Police said the 77-year-old victim was walking into a grocery store pushing a shopping cart when an unidentified man walked toward the older man and punched him in the head.

Police said the suspect hit the man without provocation. Police identified the victim as a disabled senior. The suspect walked away before police arrived.

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Surveillance photo of suspect. (LVMPD)

The suspect was described by police as a Black man in his 20s, wearing a white shirt, dark shorts and white shoes.

Surveillance video from LVMPD caught the incident on camera. It may be disturbing to some viewers.

Anyone with information or the suspect is asked to  LVMPD South Central Area Command Investigation Section by phone at 702-828-8639 or SCACPD@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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(9) comments

besi

low-life idiot,give him the baseball bat treatment!

TruthBOMB

Bring back the chain gangs and let 'ol Alex here sing all he wants. Prison has become too soft for what is now a "who's who" of dangerous B.M.s. Let him and all the others rounded up from the "mostly peaceful protesting" spend 12 hours a day hauling away stone by hand in the making of Donald Trump's face on Mt. Rushmore.

ellyil

Our Honorable, wonderful Police Department at Work!! They keep on doing an outstanding job. I have been not only a witness, but helped by them when I most needed their help. Thank you!!

Mediumjeep

13/90 animal worthless thug,low iq probably 3rd grade mentality ! Just a matter of time,the trash will be gone or locked up !

Zxr9buddy

And blm I don't think so .this piece of dirt is nothing but a thug. He's nothing but a coward .to hit a older man this spook needs to be shot.f-ck his life.

Nevermore

Too bad somebody with a ccw wasn't there at that moment. He wouldn't be hitting anymore elderly people in the head.

Cunaboy2004

Senior citizens lives matter!!! #SCLM

ellyil

Well said! Tired of seeing elderly people being abused without justification.

Voz de Razon

It's very sad the guy got hurt.

But I can't help but laugh at how now we're all dressed up like criminals with our masks. How are they going to identify the perpetrator? Haha

Nothing like the probability of never getting caught to bring criminals and the dregs of society out.

It's a criminal's paradise with everyone zombified and wearing masks. Haha

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