76-year-old gives man ride, suspect breaks his arm and leg

- St. Paul police are thanking the public for their help in identifying a man who allegedly attacked and robbed a 76-year-old man who gave him a free ride to a convenience store, breaking his leg and arm.

Police say the assault happened near the intersection of Milton Street and Lafond Avenue at 10:40 p.m. Thursday night.

"The victim, who had kindly given the suspect a ride from a nearby convenience store, was tricked out of his car, thrown to the ground and suffered a broken leg and broken arm. He was found lying in the middle of the street. One more piece of information about the suspect: The suspect also stole the victim's jacket, which has the words 'Kodak' on it," a Facebook post by St. Paul police said.

The assault happened not far from Super America at Chatsworth and University, where the victim was targeted. On Friday evening, he remained at Regions hospital recovering and is listed in stable condition.

St. Paul police arrested a suspect on Saturday, but have not provided any further details.


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