NYPD apprehends Marvin Reyes following a brutal attack with a sharp stick on an elderly man in Flatbush

An elderly man's morning walk turns horrific in Flatbush; assailant Marvin Reyes is arrested and charged while the victim is stable in the hospital.

Sunday morning in Brooklyn witnessed a disturbing incident as an 82-year-old man was reportedly stabbed in the head with a sharpened stick, according to local authorities. The elderly victim was ambushed during his morning walk near East 16th Street and Church Avenue in the Flatbush neighborhood.

The onslaught, as described, occurred at about 7:00 a.m. when an assailant approached the unsuspecting victim. The attacker, armed with a weapon fashioned from a stick, struck several times, aiming for the victim’s skull at the corner of East 16th Street and Church Avenue in Flatbush.

After receiving multiple distress calls about an ongoing assault, officers of the New York Police Department swiftly responded to the scene. Arriving at the intersection, they found the senior citizen in a wounded state.

In response to the urgency of the situation, city emergency services were quickly deployed. The injured man was subsequently rushed to Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn.

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The assaulted man, whose identity remains undisclosed, was reported to be in stable condition by Sunday evening.

Following the incident, law enforcement officials apprehended the suspect, a 33-year-old Brooklyn resident known as Marvin Reyes. Reyes has been charged with two counts of assault, criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing.

Despite the arrest, the motive behind this shocking attack on the octogenarian remains a mystery to New York authorities, sparking a quest for answers that continues.