Video shows elderly woman sucker punched outside Houston H-E-B – Chron

An elderly woman is recovering from an apparent sucker punch outside an Upper Kirby grocery store in March.

The 88-year-old woman was walking out of the H-E-B grocery store on Buffalo Speedway near Westpark on March 8 when a man punched her in the face, according to the Houston Police Department. The woman immediately fell to the ground and several nearby shoppers rushed to her aid, video shows.

The suspect is seen walking away pushing an empty wheelchair as if nothing happened, video shows. Police said they believe it was a random attack.

Detectives do not have a detailed description of the suspect but want anyone who recognizes him to come forward. Anyone with information is urged to call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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